Definitions starting with G

ID #4603

gripe

n. [OED, an intermittent spasmodic pain in the bowels; gripes colic pains] diarrhea: He have the gripe (Nassau). (Gen.)

-v. [OED, to affect with "gripes", now chiefly in the past participle griped] to cause to have diarrhea: It gripe you (Nassau). (Gen.)

Tags: noun, verb

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Last update: 2011-05-20 15:05
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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