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Gripe water

(Brit) a solution given to infants to relieve colic


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    [grahyp] /graɪp/ verb (used without object), griped, griping. 1. Informal. to complain naggingly or constantly; grumble. 2. to suffer pain in the bowels. 3. Nautical. (of a sailing vessel) to tend to come into the wind; to be ardent. verb (used with object), griped, griping. 4. to seize and hold firmly; ; grasp; clutch. 5. […]

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    [grip] /grɪp/ noun, Pathology. (formerly) 1. . /ɡrɪp/ noun 1. a former name for influenza n. 1776, probably from French grippe “influenza,” originally “seizure,” verbal noun from gripper “to grasp, hook,” of Frankish origin, from Proto-Germanic *gripanan (see grip (v.), gripe). Supposedly in reference to constriction of the throat felt by sufferers; the word spread […]

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