Grizzled



[griz-uh ld] /ˈgrɪz əld/

adjective
1.
having gray or partly gray hair.
2.
gray or partly gray.
[griz-uh l] /ˈgrɪz əl/
verb (used with or without object), grizzled, grizzling.
1.
to make or become gray or partly gray.
adjective
2.
gray; grayish; devoid of hue.
noun
3.
gray or partly gray hair.
4.
a gray wig.
[griz-uh l] /ˈgrɪz əl/
verb (used without object), grizzled, grizzling. British.
1.
to complain; whimper; whine.
2.
to laugh or grin in mockery; sneer.
/ˈɡrɪzəld/
adjective
1.
streaked or mixed with grey; grizzly; griseous
2.
having grey or partly grey hair
/ˈɡrɪzəl/
verb
1.
to make or become grey
noun
2.
a grey colour
3.
grey or partly grey hair
4.
a grey wig
/ˈɡrɪzəl/
verb (intransitive) (informal, mainly Brit)
1.
(esp of a child) to fret; whine
2.
to sulk or grumble
adj.

“gray in color,” early 14c. (in surname Grissel), a past participle adjective from grizzle, or from Old French grisel “gray,” diminutive of gris “gray,” from a Frankish or other Germanic source (cf. Old High German gris “gray;” see gray, also cf. ambergris). The -zz- spelling is early 15c.
adj.

“gray-colored,” early 15c., from Old French grisel (see grizzled) which also meant “gray-haired old man” (a noun sense recorded in Middle English from mid-14c.). The verb, “to make gray,” is attested from 1740.

party-coloured, as goats (Gen. 31:10, 12), horses (Zech. 6:3, 6).

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