Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • An obsolete variant of graft.
  • noun A mulatto; also, one of mixed Indian and negro blood.
  • noun Same as griffin, 4.
  • noun Gripe; grasp; reach.
  • noun A deep valley with a rocky chasm at the bottom.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete Grasp; reach.
  • noun (Weaving) An arrangement of parallel bars for lifting the hooked wires which raise the warp threads in a loom for weaving figured goods.
  • noun A person of mixed blood.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun India griffin, (white) newcomer
  • noun colloquial, slang marijuana.
  • noun obsolete grasp; reach
  • noun weaving An arrangement of parallel bars for lifting the hooked wires which raise the warp threads in a loom for weaving figured goods.

Etymologies

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Shortened from earlier griffin.

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Compare grip, gripe.

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