grizzle


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Grizzle \Griz"zle\, n. [F. gris: cf. grisaille hair partly gray,
   fr. gris gray. See Gris, and cf. Grisaille.]
   Gray; a gray color; a mixture of white and black. --Shak.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Grizzle \Griz"zle\, v. t. & i.
   To make or become grizzly, or grayish.
   [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

         Hardship of the way such as would grizzle little
         children.                                --R. F.
                                                  Burton.
   [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

         I found myself on the Nubian desert shaking hands with
         a
         grizzling man whom men addressed as Collins Bey. --Pall
                                                  Mall Mag.
   [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Grizzle \Griz"zle\, v. i. & t. [Etym. uncertain.]
   To worry; to fret; to bother; grumble. [Prov. Eng.] "Don't
   sit grizzling there." --Charles Reade.
   [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
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