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[gri-zel-duh] /grɪˈzɛl də/

a woman of exemplary meekness and patience.
a female given name: from a Germanic word meaning “gray battle.”.

fem. proper name, from Italian, from German Grishilda, from Old High German grisja hilda, literally “gray battle-maid.” The English form, Grisilde, provided Chaucer’s Grizel, the name of the meek, patient wife in the Clerk’s Tale, the story and the name both from Boccaccio.


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