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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Variant of griffin.

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  • n. Alternative form of griffin.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The griffin vulture.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An obsolete or archaic spelling of griffin.

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  • n. winged monster with the head of an eagle and the body of a lion

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  • A form I much prefer to griffin.

    This also has the much-sought rare distinction of containing the three consecutive letters 'gry', though not ending with them.

    August 19, 2008