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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Greedy  \Greed"y\,  a.  [Compar.  {Greedier}  (-[i^]-[~e]r);  superl. 
  {Greediest}.]  [OE.  gredi  AS  gr?dig,  gr?dig;  akin  to  D. 
  gretig,  OS  gr?dag,  OHG.  gr?tag,  Dan.  graadig  OSw.  gradig, 
  gr?dig,  Icel.  gra?ugr,  Goth.  gr?dags  greedy,  gr?d?n  to  be 
  hungry;  cf  Skr.  grdh  to  be  greedy.  Cf  {Greed.}] 
  1.  Having  a  keen  appetite  for  food  or  drink;  ravenous; 
  voracious;  very  hungry;  --  followed  by  of  as  a  lion  that 
  is  greedy  of  his  prey. 
 
  2.  Having  a  keen  desire  for  anything  vehemently  desirous; 
  eager  to  obtain;  avaricious;  as  {greedy}  of  gain. 




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