Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • A Middle English form of greet.
  • A Middle English form of greet.
  • A Middle English form of great.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The third fared no better, for the peasant again said: 'Grete, that is the third.'

    Grimm's Fairy Tales

  • So when he went in with his dish, the peasant nudged his wife, and said: 'Grete, that is the second.'

    Grimm's Fairy Tales

  • That same season she created the role of "Grete" in MTC's premiere of Margulies 'Sight Unseen.

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  • That same season she created the role of "Grete" in MTC's premiere of Margulies 'Sight Unseen.

    BroadwayWorld.com Featured Content

  • That same season she created the role of "Grete" in MTC's premiere of Margulies 'Sight Unseen.

    BroadwayWorld.com Featured Content

  • That same season she created the role of "Grete" in MTC's premiere of Margulies 'Sight Unseen.

    BroadwayWorld.com Featured Content

  • His parents (Anton Skrzypiciel, Nina Goldman) and his sister Grete (Laura Day) are alternately horrified and pitying, but whether they see a giant insect or a man suffering a breakdown in a fouled bedroom we are never really sure.

    Jewels; The Metamorphosis – review

  • In William Turner's "Grete Herbal" 1576, the first popular, English-language guide to the vegetable kingdom, the botanist was blunt on the matter of mushroom taxonomy.

    What's Magic About Mushrooms

  • It appeared the height of hubris: No man or woman had set a world record in New York since 1980, when the late Grete Waitz firmly established herself as an all-time great.

    Mutai Becomes New York's Fastest-Ever Finisher

  • Day, a student at the Royal Ballet School, gives a fearless performance as Grete, continuing to see her brother in the tortured insect form long after their parents have given up.

    Jewels; The Metamorphosis – review

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