gripe's egg


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Gripe \Gripe\, n. [See Grype.] (Zool.)
   A vulture; the griffin. [Obs.]
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         Like a white hind under the gripe's sharp claws.
                                                  --Shak.
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   Gripe's egg, an alchemist's vessel. [Obs.] --E. Jonson.
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