Definition of Grone

1. Verb. (obsolete spelling of groan) ¹



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Definition of Grone

1. groan [v GRONED, GRONING, GRONES] - See also: groan

Lexicographical Neighbors of Grone

grokking
groks
grom
groma
gromas
gromet
gromets
gromill
grommet
grommeted
grommeting
grommets
groms
gromwells
grone (current term)
groned
grones
groning
groof
groofs
groolier
grooliest
grooly
groom-to-be
groomed
groomee
groomees
groomer

Literary usage of Grone

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

1. The Spectator by Joseph Addison, Richard Steele (1753)
"... Shade: With many a weary Step, and many a grone, Up the high Hill he heaves a huge round Stone: The huge round Stone, ..."

2. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1862)
"The tune assigned to '. is " Fortune," and it begins — "Well may I grone and sighe For ray most cruell crime : My life hath been awry, : afterwards notices ..."

3. Works of the Camden Society by Camden Society (Great Britain), Royal Historical Society (Great Britain) (1875)
"The reason why I have not been soe constant in writeing to you as I could wish is, that I grone under the presse. I have been ashamed hitherto to tell you ..."

4. The Historical Works of Sir James Balfour by James Balfour (1824)
"... and with a gri- wous grone, sayes, Scotland did come with a lasse, and it will goe with one, ..."

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