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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gravy  \Gra"vy\,  n.;  pl  {Gravies}.  [OE.  greavie;  prob.  fr 
  greaves,  graves,  the  sediment  of  melted  tallow.  See 
  {Greaves}.] 
  1.  The  juice  or  other  liquid  matter  that  drips  from  flesh  in 
  cooking,  made  into  a  dressing  for  the  food  when  served  up 
 
  2.  Liquid  dressing  for  meat,  fish,  vegetables,  etc 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  gravy 
  n  1:  a  sudden  unexpected  piece  of  good  fortune  [syn:  {windfall}, 
  {bunce},  {godsend}] 
  2:  basically  the  juices  that  drip  from  cooking  meats 




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