Definition of Grice

1. n. A little pig.



2. n. See Gree, a step.

Definition of Grice

1. Noun. (context: now Scotland) A pig, especially a young pig, or its meat; sometimes specifically, a breed of wild pig or boar native to Scotland, now extinct. ¹

2. Verb. (UK rail transport slang) to act as a trainspotter; to partake in the activity or hobby of trainspotting. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Grice

1. a little pig [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Grice

greynesses
greys
greyscale
greyscaled
greyscales
greyscaling
greystone
greywacke
greywackes
greywater
greywaters
gri-gri
gribble
gribbles
gribenes
grice (current term)
griced
griceite
gricer
gricers
grices
gricing
gricings
grid
grid connection
grid electricity
grid metal
grid north
grid plan
grid ratio

Literary usage of Grice

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1922)
"(3) In not holding that there was sufficient evidence to go to the jury, and in not submitting same to the jury upon the following questions: (1) That grice ..."

2. A National Register of the Society, Sons of the American Revolution by Sons of the American Revolution (1902)
"Son of Francis and Mary H. (Parke) grice; grandson of Francis and Mary PH (Elliott) grice; great-grandson of Joseph grice, Lieutenant Penna. ..."

3. The Life of Charles Lamb by Edward Verrall Lucas (1907)
"Charles Lamb "— Leigh Hunt—Lamb as a Schoolboy—Charles Valentine Le grice— Samuel Le grice—Joseph ..."

4. Bibliotheca Cornubiensis: A Catalogue of the Writings, Both Manuscript and by George Clement Boase, William Prideaux Courtney (1874)
"Le grice, occasioned by his Sermon, entitled " Proofs of the Spirit or ... By CV Le grice, MA, Chaplain of Penzance. Penzance, printed and sold by T. ..."

5. Lord Byron and Some of His Contemporaries: With Recollections of the Author by Leigh Hunt (1828)
"LE grice. [THE communication here laid before the reader came to hand unfortunately ... The pleasure—the honour— of receiving a letter from " Le grice,"—" a ..."

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