from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Past participle of greet.


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  • "Then ye can pairt wi 'the auld hoose ohn grutten?"

    Warlock o' Glenwarlock

  • "Oh! mem, ye didna see hoo the maister lickit him, or ye wad hae grutten yersel '."

    Alec Forbes of Howglen

  • 'I wad raither be grutten for nor kissed,' said he, simply.

    Robert Falconer

  • But I'm near the mou o 'the pit, and God be thankit, I'll be ower the rim o' 't or I hae grutten my last greit oot!

    Salted with Fire

  • 'Gien I had been, div ye think I wud hae grutten?'

    Heather and Snow

  • Mungo got himself all dressed; and Benjie had taken such a liking to him, that I thought he would have grutten himself senseless when he heard he was going away back to his own home.

    The Life of Mansie Wauch tailor in Dalkeith

  • He disna want to be grutten ower [wept over]; na, what he wants is a guid-gaun tongue, a wullin 'airm, an' a heather besom no ower sair worn. "

    The Lilac Sunbonnet

  • Sae lang 's it's fair, I s 'bide it ohn grutten (without weeping). "


  • It was a 'he cud do, to win at the en' o 'his discoorse ohn grutten ootricht. "

    Alec Forbes of Howglen


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