Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. griffin, griffon, griffoun, F. griffon, fr. L. gryphus, equiv to gryps, Gr. ; -- so called because of the hooked beak, and akin to grypo`s curved, hook-nosed
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. griffon—L. gryphus—Gr. gryps—grypos, hook-nosed.
Now, when he had ascended the mountain, he discovered the two fiery Griffins.
"Children's Rhymes, Children's Games, Children's Songs, Children's Stories" by Robert Ford
Opposite where Hutchinson (now Pearl) Street entered Flounder Lane, was Griffin's Wharf.
"Tea Leaves" by Various
The property known as "the Great Doward Estate" was purchased by the Crown, in 1824, from the Miss Griffins, for 15,000 pounds.
"The Forest of Dean An Historical and Descriptive Account" by H. G. Nicholls
Around it were a great number of dragons and griffins.
"Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds" by Charles Mackay
I reckon he uses Griffin as a witness when he wants one, for Griffin will swear to anything.
"Down South" by Oliver Optic
Strange it is indeed to be carried to adventures in an ox-cart, instead of flying through the air on a griffin or a cloud!
"The Red Romance Book" by Various
Griffin, Maude K. St. Mark's and its social work for Negroes.
"The Negro at Work in New York City" by George Edmund Haynes
After crossing into the Jerseys Griffin marched straight to Mt.
"The Campaign of Trenton 1776-77" by Samuel Adams Drake
We had been up the Ocklawaha River to Lake Griffin, and up the St. Johns as far as any steamer could go.
"Up the River" by Oliver Optic
Griffin, John, pirate, 142.
"Privateering and Piracy in the Colonial Period" by Various
Out of her secret life, the griffin-land
Where ivory empires build their stage she came,
Putting in mine her small impulsive hand,
Five-fingered gift, and the palm not tame.
"The Dark And The Fair" by Stanley Kunitz
An', when 'e gits a little pain inside,
'Is dead straight griffin ain't to be denied.
I'm sent to talk sweet nuffin's to the fowls;
While nurse turns 'and-springs ev'ry time 'e 'owls.
"The Kid " by C J Dennis
We are blessed hordes of freely roaming Scythians,
More than anything we value freedom.
Having quit the castle of Olvia with its wrought griffins,
Hidden from our foes, we will always overtake them.
"Scythians" by Konstantin Dmitrievich Balmont
"Begin, my flute, with me Maenalian lays.
Nysa to Mopsus given! what may not then
We lovers look for? soon shall we see mate
Griffins with mares, and in the coming age
Shy deer and hounds together come to drink.
"Eclogue 8: To Pollio Damon Alphesiboeus" by Publius Vergilius Maro
While dual-threat quarterbacks Cam Newton and Robert Griffin III are two of the most exciting players in football, their impressive skill sets haven't translated into many wins for their respective last-place teams.
Tom Drummond, Michael Jerome, Kevin Griffin, Jim Payne.
Pictured (in no particular order) are: Alison Cannon, Mindy Griffin, Kelly Williams.
MIAMI— The period of "discontinuous change" and upheaval in the magazine industry has forced virtually every magazine publisher to tear up its playbook, Meredith publishing president Jack Griffin says.
The free event will run Tuesday through Friday at the Griffin Memorial Church, 2424 E Avenue, Ogden.
Preston Keres/Special to The Washington Times Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III (10) more.
Of course, that's becoming something of a theme with quarterback Robert Griffin in the mix.
Griffins go deep in rout of Western State.
ARLINGTON, Texas — Robert Griffin III threw for 311 yards and four touchdowns, helping the Washington Redskins beat the Dallas Cowboys 38-31 on Thursday.
GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Bryan Rufenach, a defenseman who played in 13 games for the Grand Rapids Griffins last season has died, the Griffins confirmed Tuesday night.
Posted on March 26, 2012 at 6:24 pm by Tim Griffin in LeBron James, Miami Heat.
Giants will focus on getting hits on Robert Griffin III (above), DeAngelo Hall says (Pablo Martinez/The Associated Press).
Griffin, Georgia's Max Gresham and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series team Joe Denette Motorsports announced that they are parting ways today.
Randy, Sherry and 3-year-old Jaislyn Rose Griffin take a breather after the lunch rush at Griff 's.
On May 9, 1989, Richard Griffin, better known as Professor Griff , met with a writer from the Washington Times for the purpose of an interview.
Beers, T. C., Doinidis, S. P., Griffin, K. E., Preston, G. W., Shectman, S. A., Spectroscopy of hot stars in the Galactic halo.
Survival of a brown dwarf after engulfment by a red giant star