Definitions

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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of gripe.

Etymologies

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From gripe + -eth, the archaic third-person singular present tense suffix.

Examples

  • Therefore, everyman, look to that last end that is thy death and the dust that gripeth on every man that is born of woman for as he came naked forth from his mother's womb so naked shall he wend him at the last for to go as he came.

    Ulysses

  • But ever he gripeth and gathereth, and he toileth hour by hour,

    The Story of Sigurd the Volsung

  • O that he that gripeth and grindeth the face of the poor, would take notice of these two scriptures!

    Works of John Bunyan — Volume 03

  • Therefore, everyman, look to that last end that is thy death and the dust that gripeth on every man that is born of woman for as he came naked forth from his mother’s womb so naked shall he wend him at the last for to go as he came.

    Ulysses

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