grig


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grig

 (grĭg)
n.
A lively, bright person.

[Middle English, dwarf.]

grig

(ɡrɪɡ)
n
1. a lively person
2. (Zoology) a short-legged hen
3. (Zoology) a young eel
[C14: dwarf, perhaps of Scandinavian origin; compare Swedish krik a little creature]

grig

(grɪg)

n.
a very lively, cheerful, rather diminutive person.
[1350–1400; Middle English grig, gregedwarf; orig. uncertain]
Translations

grig

n merry as a griglustig und fidel
References in classic literature ?
But though he was as happy as the day was long, and as merry as a grig, the King's daughter fretted all day, thinking of the indignity that had been done her in making her marry Martin, the poor widow's son, instead of a rich young Prince from a foreign country.
The learned gentleman who does the withering business and who blights all opponents with his gloomy sarcasm is as merry as a grig at a French watering-place.
The archer, however, who had drunk more than any man in the room, was as merry as a grig, and having kissed the matron and chased the maid up the ladder once more, he went out to the brook, and came back with the water dripping from his face and hair.
Reader Anna Grig asked, "What would be a reason, apart from scientific curiosity, to clone just one piece of an environment that we know so little about?
THE GRIG TIME Dimitrov sees off Wawrinka (inset) to set up final with Lopez (below)
50, chd free; Llyn Rhaeadr, Parc Bron y Grig, Harlech, PS3, chd free (share to WWF UK); Llys-y-Gwynt, Pentir road, Llandygai, 11am-4pm - PS3, chd free; Tanybryn, Bontddu, Dolgellau, 10am-5pm - PS3, chd free Open gardens in Ty''n y Groes, 2p-5pm, with about seven gardens open for the first time.
Survival's Sophie Grig said today, 'The Jarawa are perfectly capable of deciding their own future, as long as the forest they rely on is protected and they are not forced to live in the way someone else thinks best.
Gwanwyn hs ivited fur perfrmers/rtists t rite d perfrm shrt piece but grig lder fr this er's festivl.
Sophie Grig from Survival International (an advocacy group for native peoples throughout the world) offers this explanation as to why the "loss" is significant.
AS Cinderella stories go the journe y of Mel Gibson's new girlfriend Oksana Grig orieva from Russian peasant t o Hollywood partner is right up there with Heather Mills McCartney's legendary trajectory.
Five other essays focus on the Christian era: Sophie Lunn-Radcliffe on Ambrosiaster; Richard Finn on Christian descriptions of poverty: Lucy Grig on "parties for the poor": Cam Grey on Salvian's depiction of the poor: and Caroline Humphress on hirer Roman law.
Although GRIG had a rocky time adjusting to a volatile market that slashed its portfolio's assets from $200,000 to $118,000 during the tech-wreck of 2000 and the recession that followed, the original idea of relying on the business savvy of its members has proven to be a winning strategy.