greaves

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Low German (compare German Low German Greev, Greve (greaves)), from Middle Low German grêve, from Old Saxon *griovo, from Proto-West Germanic *greubō (roughage, brushwood, kindling), the root of German Griebe (greaves, crackling). Possibly related to gruff. Also compare Old High German grob (coarse) (modern German grob).

Noun[edit]

greaves pl (plural only)

  1. The unmeltable residue left after animal fat has been rendered.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

greaves

  1. plural of greave

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