Definition of Greisly
1. grisly [adj] - See also: grisly
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Literary usage of Greisly
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The British Herald; Or, Cabinet of Armorial Bearings of the Nobility ...by Thomas Robson by Thomas Robson (1830)
"greisly, barry of six, the first, third, and fifth bars, per fesse, erm. and gu. the other three az. • greisly ..."
2. The history of the worthies of England by Thomas Fuller (1840)
"greisly, mil. . . greisly CG ten bezants, a quarter E. 6 Norm Babington, arm. . Dethick. Vairy E. and G. 7 Joh. ..."
3. The English Poets: Selections with Critical Introductions by Thomas Humphry Ward (1920)
"... Which wont to be the glorie of gay wits, Is layd abed, and no where now to see ; And in her roome unseemly Sorrow sits, With hollow browes and greisly ..."
4. Spenser by Richard William Church (1883)
"... Which wont to be the glorie of gay wits, Is layed abed, and no where now to see ; And in her roome unseemly Sorrow sits, With hollow browes and greisly ..."