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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gridiron  \Grid"i`ron\,  n.  [OE.  gredire  gredirne  from  the  same 
  source  as  E.  griddle,  but  the  ending  was  confused  with  E. 
  iron.  See  {Griddle}.] 
  1.  A  grated  iron  utensil  for  broiling  flesh  and  fish  over 
  coals. 
 
  2.  (Naut.)  An  openwork  frame  on  which  vessels  are  placed  for 
  examination,  cleaning,  and  repairs. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  gridiron 
  n  1:  a  utensil  of  parallel  metal  bars;  used  to  grill  fish  or  meat 
  [syn:  {grid}] 
  2:  the  playing  field  on  which  football  is  played  [syn:  {football 
  field}] 




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