gril

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English grille, from Old English gril (harsh), akin to German grell (offending the ear or eye, shrill, dazzling).

Adjective[edit]

gril (comparative more gril, superlative most gril)

  1. (obsolete) harsh; hard; severe; stern; rough

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for gril in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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Czech[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gril m

  1. grill, barbecue

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Dalmatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

gril

  1. cricket

References[edit]

  • 2000, Matteo Giulio Bartoli, Il Dalmatico: Resti di un’antica lingua romanza parlata da Veglia a Ragusa e sua collocazione nella Romània appenino-balcanica, Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana.

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German grille (cricket) (modern Grille). Perhaps the shift in sense is due to a conflation of crickets with earwigs, involving the popular myth of insects which crawl through the ears to lay eggs in the brain, altering a person's behaviour.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɪl

Noun[edit]

gril f or m (plural grillen, diminutive grilletje n)

  1. caprice, whim, impulse

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gril m (plural grils)

  1. grill (for cooking)

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Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French greïl, graïl (gridiron), from graïlle (grate, grating), from Latin crātīcula (gridiron), diminutive of crātis (hurdle, wickerwork), from Proto-Indo-European *kor(ə)t-, *krāt- (to weave, twist, wattle; wicker).

Noun[edit]

gril m (plural grils)

  1. (Jersey) grill

Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French grille.

Noun[edit]

gril (definite accusative grili, plural griller)

  1. grill (barbecue)

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