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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
verb intr.: To snarl, grimace, or complain.
noun: A grimace or snarl.
By transposition of the word grin, from Old English grennian (to show teeth). Earliest documented use: 1440.
"At seventy-five or eighty I will be like a child myself, frail and cantankerous, a girning, burdensome old devil."
Jessica Stirling; The Wind from the Hills; St Martin's Press; 1999.
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