greaves greaves  /ˈɡrivz/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the residue that remains after animal fat has been rendered

Usage(s):

  1. Hart-greaves, a decision that the Supreme Court recently refused to review.
  2. Warriors abound, some garbed in helmets, breastplates and greaves, and capable of such feats as shooting a bow while standing on a bare-backed horse.
  3. For protection the fighters had golden helmets, golden elbow-length cuffs, golden greaves.

News

  1. Baumgartner flirts with first

    BARK?RIVER - Iron River's Nick Baumgartner led Sunday's PRO Light class until just before the competition yellow flag flew. He fought off CJ Greaves at first, but the 17-year old from Team Monster eventually overtook him and held a commanding lead for the rest of the race.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Iron Mountain Daily News

  2. FIDDLER: Ashland has new look, some new problems

    Call me ‘old fashioned’ or ‘biased’ but one of the reasons I voted for Yolanda Greaves was because she is a woman and we really need at least one woman on our Board of Selectmen for balance. For the most part, women are kinder and gentler than men. They are wired differently. Sometimes they approach problems in a different way and find information we might overlook. So I am happy to see that ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Ashland Tab

Quotes

  1. Kinnear said: "He can have a serious impact. Everything about Michael Owen is quality, his whole demeanour, his approach to the game. We know he's one of the best finishers. I played with somebody like Michael in my time, and that was Jimmy Greaves....
    on Oct 5, 2008 By: Joe Kinnear Source: ESPN

  2. An own goal by Thomas Vermaelen was sandwiched between his strikes and Wenger said: "It's funny because Drogba doesn't do a lot but he's efficient in what he does. You would be surprised by the number of balls he touched today. Jimmy Greaves was a...
    on Nov 29, 2009 By: Arsene Wenger Source: Scottish Daily Record

  3. "It is a great honour to match Jimmy Greaves, one of the all-time great goalscorers," Lampard said. "I feel very proud. I have my eye on who is above me. Peter Osgood and Roy Bentley are on 150, Kerry Dixon 193 and Bobby Tambling 202. That...
    on Aug 21, 2009 By: Frank Lampard Source: Times Online

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