Like newsfroup and filk, a typo incarnated as a new word. Seems to have originated sometime in 1992.
[gril] /grɪl/ noun 1. a grated utensil for broiling meat, fish, vegetables, etc., over a fire; gridiron. 2. a dish of grilled meat, fish, etc. Compare . 3. . 4. Philately. a group of small pyramidal marks, embossed or impressed in parallel rows on certain U.S. and Peruvian stamps of the late 19th century to […]
[gri-lahd, -yahd; French gree-yad] /grɪˈlɑd, -ˈyɑd; French griˈyad/ noun, plural grillades [gri-lahdz; French gree-yad] /grɪˈlɑdz; French griˈyad/ (Show IPA) 1. a dish or serving of broiled or grilled meat. 2. the act of grilling. verb (used with object), grilladed [gri-lah-did, -yah-] /grɪˈlɑ dɪd, -ˈyɑ-/ (Show IPA), grillading. 3. Obsolete. to grill or broil (meat).
[gril-ij] /ˈgrɪl ɪdʒ/ noun 1. a framework of crossing beams used for spreading heavy loads over large areas. /ˈɡrɪlɪdʒ/ noun 1. an arrangement of beams and crossbeams used as a foundation on soft ground
[gril] /grɪl/ noun 1. a grating or openwork barrier, as for a gate, usually of metal and often of decorative design. 2. an opening, usually covered by grillwork, for admitting air to cool the engine of an automobile or the like; . 3. any of various perforated screens, sheets, etc., used to cover something, as […]