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- n. Plural form of grockle.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
There will be a chunk of people during the nicer weather month who will base themselves here for doing exciting things in the surrounding area and I expect that some folk swing by on tours of the grand old cities of the north but you don't find the place knee deep in grockles.
He had also consumed too much brandy, had allowed himself to get upset too easily when the music of a particular taverna (they had tried several) wasn't just exactly to his liking, and had complained bitterly of "rowdy, drunken grockles," when in fact the holiday-makers were as yet quite sober and extremely well behaved.
The squawks and grockles of everyday life in the Flock were cut off as though the formation were a giant knife, and eight thousand gull-eyes watched, without a single blink.
No doubt they could close down all hotels and erect toll parriers on all roads and railways into the county, to keep the grockles out, but have they got any plans for alternative sources of income?
Well done Cornwall, you don't want the English grockles money, fine.
Sometimes you've just got to spell it out for those gormless grockles!