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Grip (?), n. [L. gryps, gryphus. See Griffin, Grype.] (Zoöl.)

The griffin. [Obs.]

 

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Grip, n. [Cf. AS. grip furrow, hitch, D. greb.]

A small ditch or furrow. Ray.

 

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Grip, v. t.

To trench; to drain.

 

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Grip, n. [AS. gripe. Cf. Grip, v. t., Gripe, v. t.]

1.

An energetic or tenacious grasp; a holding fast; strength in grasping.

2.

A peculiar mode of clasping the hand, by which members of a secret association recognize or greet, one another; as, a masonic grip.

3.

That by which anything is grasped; a handle or gripe; as, the grip of a sword.

4.

A device for grasping or holding fast to something.

 

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Grip, v. t. [From Grip a grasp; or P. gripper to seize; -- of German origin. See Gripe, v. t.]

To give a grip to; to grasp; to gripe.

 

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Grip, n.

1.

Specif., an apparatus attached to a car for clutching a traction cable.

2.

A gripsack; a hand bag; a satchel. [Colloq.]

3. (Med.)

The influenza; grippe.

 

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