- From Old Norse gríss. (Wiktionary)
“Over a quarter of a century ago I was a jolly, singing, hoop-pee mill-boy, and carried many a "grice" to William Easley's tub-mill on "Little Fish River," kept by my old friend Larkin Snow.”
“So that an experienced cavalier, knowing how to lay, as our Scottish phrase runs, ‘the head of the sow to the tail of the grice,’ might get out of the country the pay whilk he could not obtain from the”
“I agree, the refiners are holding all of us up! lewis w. grice”
“Gri feeled of the scripes he would escipe if by grice he had luck enoupes.”
“Some figures of gas consumption from India: Boiling 1 l of water: 40 l; boiling 5 l of water 165 l; cooking 500 grice: 140 l; cooking 1000 g rice: 175 l; cooking 350 9 pulses: 270”
“Grice -- why not? plural of mouse, mice -- grice, we say, are growing more absent, and therefore dearer.”
“Marcassin, a young wild boare; a shoot or grice.”
“Head of the sow to the tail of the grice, to take the good with the bad.”
“I'se ne'er deny I hae won by ye mony a fair pund sterling --- Sae, an it come to the warst, I'se een lay the head o 'the sow to the tail o' the grice. '”
“So that an experienced cavalier, knowing how to lay, as our Scottish phrase runs, ` the head of the sow to the tail of the grice, might get out of the country the pay whilk he could not obtain from the Emperor. '”
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