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

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Cranes and other gruiform birds regarded as a family or group.


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  • So I managed to get The Jeff, TBRE and me lost on Soapstone Mountain today in the dark with the full moon and the werewolves and grues hunting us through the darkening woods.

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  • Now wait until all 5 grues are standing in the shadow of a cage and drop them.

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  • In the course of your adventure you were forced to puzzle out a baffling array of near-identical rooms, face an endless number of situations which would instantly end your adventures, and always, always, keep in the light to avoid the franchise's trademark under-described bogeymen, the grues.

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  • You can explain to your non-clued-in friends that grues originated in the game Zork , and were then used in several other Infocom games to point players to a light source.

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  • Gare maritime moderne et agitée par les mouvements des silos, grues et chariots élévateurs sur terre, il héberge aussi un univers marin merveilleusement productif. - Articles related to Changi Airport Cargo Growth Slows

  • On y prend beaucoup de grues et de bistardes (outardes), et j'en vis un grand marché tout rempli; mais on les

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  • Legends of Zork will be a casual MMO as you take on exploring the Great Underground Empire and dodging grues.

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  • The grues, that scary white house, the keys, the puzzles … it was the ur-game, the game that defined many of our childhoods and the game we've been trying to find ever since.


  • And who are these select few, meant to represent and possibly recreate us in case we nuke ourselves/get Raptured/are eaten by grues?

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  • The literal translation would have been "Quand passent les grues," but the secondary meaning of grue, i.e. ` street-walker, 'was feared to produce a ludicrous effect.

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