girning

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Etymology[edit]

Metathesized form of grin

Noun[edit]

girning ‎(plural girnings)

  1. (Northern England) A light-hearted competition in which people girn (make elaborate faces) through a horse collar; most popular in rural parts of England.

Verb[edit]

girning

  1. present participle of girn

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