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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 1
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English - Etymology 1

From Middle English _gryve_, _grayve_, from Old Norse _greifi_ (“a count, earl, steward”), akin to Swedish and Danish _greve_ (“a count, earl”), Old English _ġerēfa_ (“reeve”). More at reeve. ALTERNATIVE FORMS * greave, grieve NOUN GREEVE (_plural_ GREEVES) * (UK dialectal) A reeve; steward. DERIVED TERMS * greeveship

From Middle English gryve, grayve, from Old Norse greifi (a count, earl, steward), akin to Swedish and Danish greve (a count, earl), Old English ġerēfa (reeve). More at reeve.

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Noun

greeve (plural greeves)

  1. (UK dialectal) A reeve; steward.
Derived terms

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 2
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English - Etymology 2

From Middle English _greve_, _grayve_, from Old French _greve_ (“shin”), of unknown origin. ALTERNATIVE FORMS * greave NOUN GREEVE (_plural_ GREEVES) * Armor for the shins, and occasionally the tops of the feet. * 1786, Francis Grose, _A Treatise on Ancient Armour and Weapons_, page 22: For the defence of the legs were worn a sort of iron boots, called GREEVES.

From Middle English greve, grayve, from Old French greve (shin), of unknown origin.

Alternative forms

Noun

greeve (plural greeves)

  1. Armor for the shins, and occasionally the tops of the feet.


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