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  • proper n. A female given name; a medieval variant of Griselda, rare today.


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  • "Grizel," she said obediently, if it was a day when she wanted to please him.

    Tommy and Grizel

  • Tommy was oddly shy about mentioning her name; he would have preferred Elspeth to mention it: and Elspeth had misgivings that this was so, with the result that neither could say "Grizel" without wondering what was in the other's mind.

    Tommy and Grizel

  • It was as if she had wakened up, dazed by the terrible things that were being said, and then, by the light of that one word "Grizel," suddenly knew who had been listening to them.

    Tommy and Grizel

  • Gin it were a lassie we were to call her Grizel -- "

    Tommy and Grizel

  • "Grizel," he would cry, suddenly flinging down his pen, "you are my wife!

    Tommy and Grizel

  • Then, "Grizel," he said, "I am about to pain you very much, but you give me no option.

    Tommy and Grizel

  • "Grizel," he said impulsively, "you have nothing to be sorry for.

    Tommy and Grizel

  • "Grizel," he declared, "I have tried hard to like him.

    Tommy and Grizel

  • Grizel, and go, with other Relations, to bid her Welcome, throw the Stocking, eat Sack − Posset, and perform all the Farce of a well pleas'd

    The Amours of Bosvil and Galesia

  • "Why … Mary … and Agnes … yes, and Grizel —" "Where were ye married?"

    Flashman and the angel of the lord


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