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

  • Grice, H(erbert) Paul 1913-1988. British logician best known for his studies of the pragmatics of communication and his theory of conversational maxims.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A little pig.
  • n. See gree, a step.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See grise.
  • n. See greese.
  • n. See grise.


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  • Rivers finished with 14 catches for 167 yards to join Grice-Mullen and Davone Bess as 1,000-yard receivers this season.

  • "convivial," and the drive of the line from Shaftesbury to Grice is to make the inherent feasibility of conversation a matter of logic.

    Post-Secular Conviviality

  • Mr. Fantino labelled the Grice e-mail "deeply disturbing," slammed Mr. McHale as "a lightning rod for confrontation and potential violence," and told Mayor Trainer that if any of his officers was injured as a result of "forays into the community by McHale" - at the time,

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  • Rather than play the futures markets, investors should look for companies that focus on producing more food for every acre of land, such as makers of fertilizer, seed and machinery, says Dylan Grice , a research analyst at Societe Generale SA.

    Mining the Scarcity Boom

  • Josh Sarnoff, AU: Does Grice have something to say about when rules of construction are triggered (broad, narrow, etc.)?

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • Others have looked at applying Grice to statutory interpretation: is a statute part of a conversation between legislatures and courts?

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • (Grice, Frege, and many others) Chris Travers (Quote)

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Debating Textualism

  • Grice has already been rebuked over his role in the cost overruns surrounding the Holyrood project.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • The redundancy round was sparked after Grice accepted recommendations from his colleague Carol Devon to cut the number of senior management posts.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • HOLYROOD CHIEF EXECUTIVE PAUL Grice has been criticised after eight senior parliament staff shared an early retirement pot of at least £1.5 million.

    Archive 2009-03-01


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