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greeve


greeve


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Greeve  \Greeve\,  n. 
  See  {Grieve},  an  overseer. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Grieve  \Grieve\  (gr[=e]v),  Greeve  \Greeve\,  n.  [AS.  ger[=e]fa. 
  Cf  {Reeve}  an  officer.] 
  A  manager  of  a  farm,  or  overseer  of  any  work  a  reeve;  a 
  manorial  bailiff.  [Scot.] 
 
  Their  children  were  horsewhipped  by  the  grieve.  --Sir 
  W.  Scott.