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grizzle


  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Grizzle  \Griz"zle\,  v.  t.  &  i. 
  To  make  or  become  grizzly,  or  grayish. 
 
  Hardship  of  the  way  such  as  would  grizzle  little 
  children.  --R.  F. 
  Burton. 
 
  I  found  grizzling  man  whom  men  addressed  as  Collins 
  Bey.  --Pall  Mall 
  Mag. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Grizzle  \Griz"zle\,  v.  i.  &  t.  [Etym.  uncertain.] 
  To  worry;  to  fret;  to  bother;  grumble.  [Prov.  Eng.]  ``  Don't 
  sit  grizzling  there.''  --Charles  Reade. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Grizzle  \Griz"zle\,  n.  [F.  gris:  cf  grisaille  hair  partly  gray, 
  fr  gris  gray.  See  {Gris},  and  cf  {Grisaille}.] 
  Gray;  a  gray  color;  a  mixture  of  white  and  black.  --Shak. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  grizzle 
  n  :  a  grey  wig 
  v  1:  be  in  a  huff;  be  silent  or  sullen  [syn:  {sulk},  {brood},  {stew}] 
  2:  complain  whiningly  [syn:  {whine},  {yammer},  {yawp}] 




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