grise

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See also: grisé

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Properly the plural of gree (a step).

Noun[edit]

grise (plural grises)

  1. (obsolete) A step (in a flight of stairs); a degree.
    • Shakespeare
      Every grise of fortune / Is smoothed by that below.

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

grise (plural grises)

  1. Alternative form of grice (a pig)

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From gris (pig).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡriːsə/, [ˈɡ̊ʁiːsə], [ˈɡ̊ʁiːs̩]

Noun[edit]

grise c

  1. plural indefinite of gris

Verb[edit]

grise (imperative gris, infinitive at grise, present tense griser, past tense grisede, past participle er/har griset)

  1. dirty
  2. mess up

Synonyms[edit]


French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

grise

  1. The feminine of gris ('grey')

Anagrams[edit]


Jèrriais[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

grise f

  1. feminine form of gris

Norwegian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From gris (pig).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

grise

  1. (of a female pig) give birth to piglets
  2. dirty
  3. mess up

Inflection[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • “grise” in The Bokmål Dictionary / The Nynorsk Dictionary.
  • grise” in The Ordnett Dictionary