Definition of Gruellings
1. gruelling [n] - See also: gruelling
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Literary usage of Gruellings
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Canada at War, 1914-1918: A Record of Heroism and Achievement by John Castell Hopkins, Robert John Renison (1919)
"It was the hardest fighting that our Canadians have been up against, and the manner in which they took these terrible gruellings and assaults is one of the ..."
2. The life of Torquato Tasso by Robert Milman (1850)
"He remonstrates very earnestly against the cautery in the leg, the total abstinence, and the continual gruellings. A mixture or conserve, which the doctor ..."
3. In the Roaring Fifties by Edward George Dyson (1906)
"The man was an amusing blackguard, and took the ' gruellings' that occasional manual lapses led him into with a placidity that amounted almost to quiet ..."
4. In the Roaring Fifties by Edward George Dyson (1906)
"The man was an amusing blackguard, and took the ' gruellings' that occasional manual lapses-led him into with a placidity that amounted almost to quiet ..."