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EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English grille, from Old English gril (harsh), akin to German grell (offending the ear or eye, shrill, dazzling).

AdjectiveEdit

gril (comparative more gril, superlative most gril)

  1. (obsolete) harsh; hard; severe; stern; rough

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for gril in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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NounEdit

gril m

  1. grill, barbecue

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DalmatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

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NounEdit

gril

  1. cricket

ReferencesEdit

  • 2000, Matteo Giulio Bartoli, Il Dalmatico: Resti di un’antica lingua romanza parlata da Veglia a Ragusa e sua collocazione nella Romània appenino-balcanica, Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana.

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German grille (cricket) (modern Grille). Perhaps the shift in sense is due to a conflation of crickets with earwigs, involving the popular myth of insects which crawl through the ears to lay eggs in the brain, altering a person's behaviour.

PronunciationEdit

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  • Rhymes: -ɪl

NounEdit

gril f, m (plural grillen, diminutive grilletje n)

  1. caprice, whim, impulse

FrenchEdit

NounEdit

gril m (plural grils)

  1. grill (for cooking)

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NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French greïl, graïl (gridiron), from graïlle (grate, grating), from Latin crātīcula (gridiron), diminutive of crātis (hurdle, wickerwork), from Proto-Indo-European *kor(ə)t-, *krāt- (to weave, twist, wattle; wicker).

NounEdit

gril m (plural grils)

  1. (Jersey) grill

TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French grille.

NounEdit

gril (definite accusative grili, plural griller)

  1. grill (barbecue)

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