Gree

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Gree A step.
    • Gree Good will; favor; pleasure; satisfaction; -- used esp. in such phrases as: to take in gree; to accept in gree; that is, to take favorably. "Accept in gree , my lord, the words I spoke."
    • Gree Rank; degree; position. "He is a shepherd great in gree ."
    • Gree The prize; the honor of the day; as, to bear the greei. e., to carry off the prize.
    • v. i Gree To agree.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n gree A step; a stair.
    • n gree A step or degree in a series; a degree in order or rank; degree; order of precedence or merit.
    • n gree Pleasure; satisfaction: especially in the phrases to take, receive, or accept in gree (that is, to take, receive, or accept kindly or with favor).
    • gree To agree; consent.
    • gree To live in amity.
    • gree To reconcile (parties at variance).
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Gree grē (Spens.) good-will, favour: the prize of the day
    • v.i Gree (Shak.) to agree
    • n Gree grē degree, rank: a step
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OF. gré, F. grade., See Grade.
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. gre—L. gradus. See Grade.

Usage

In literature:

And you are of-ten im-pu-dent and dis-a-gree-a-ble, too.
"Ozma of Oz" by L. Frank Baum
Anointed from head to foot with palm-oil, they are next reconducted to their home in the gree-gree bush.
"Captain Canot" by Brantz Mayer
Well, sir, I'se come to say I'se 'gree for work.
"Letters from Port Royal" by Various
None dare lock their doors when the gree-gree walked, and only the King himself was invulnerable.
"The Great White Queen" by William Le Queux
Well, Cale, he 'gree to dat.
"The Continental Monthly, Vol. 3 No 2, February 1863" by Various
A gal have to be of age and ask her pa and ma and Marse and Missy, and if dey 'gree, dey go ahead and git marry.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
Dey tell us what dey gwine do iffen we don't all go back to us massas and us all 'grees and den dey all dis'pear.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves." by Work Projects Administration
But they finally allows he's Ken's meat an' 'grees ter keep han's off.
"The Song of the Wolf" by Frank Mayer
She heard he'd marrid agin, an' the news didn't 'gree with her.
"Belford's Magazine, Vol 2, December 1888" by Various
Na, they didna gree weel wi' him!
"The Men of the Moss-Hags" by S. R. Crockett
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In poetry:

Ye ken't young Jock o' Benty Knowe,
A lad that bare the gree,
Whare'er he gaed nae ither Joe
Was hauf sae dear to me.
"Mary Lee: A Ballad" by Janet Hamilton
When he in heav'n dooms me to dwell,
Then I adjudge myself to hell;
Yet still I to his judgement 'gree,
And clear him for absolving me.
"The Believer's Riddle; or, the Mystery of Faith" by Ralph Erskine
'Yet autumn's gloom, though threat'ning bleak
Has joys, gin folk cam joys wad seek;
Friendship and worth then social cleek
And twine thegither,
And gree and crack by ingle cheek
Just like twin-brither.
"The Scottish Muse" by Hector MacNeill
"Beside a headless cross of stone,
The libbards there shall lose the gree;
The raven shall come, the erne shall go,
And drink the Saxon bluid sae free.
The cross of stone they shall not know,
So thick the corses there shall be."—
"Thomas the Rhymer" by Sir Walter Scott
Wow, man, your in an awfu' mess; what outget sall ye hae?
The hill Difficulty's afore, an' ye maun speel the brae;
Ye'll naither pay, nor fecht, nor 'gree, but wow your gude o' bragging—
Far better cut the finger aff than aye tae hae it wagging.
"Advice Tae Brither Jonathan" by Janet Hamilton

In news:

WMU Head Coach Bill Cubit Press Conference Following Bowling Gree.
Live Gamer to Power Payments for GREE in 46 Countries Worldwide.
Send "Caroline Eddinger and her daughter Stella, 10, help operate Two Sisters Farm where a hydroponic gree " to a friend.
Gree Leads Drop After Facebook Results Disappoint: Tokyo Mover.
Gree Inc (3632) led a drop among Japanese operators of social-networking sites in Tokyo trading after Facebook Inc (FB) 's profit margins narrowed.
Japan's Gree vows to boost gaming controls.
Gree Inc, Japan's leading social gaming site, said on Tuesday that it will strengthen policing of its content as regulators consider a clamp down on Internet games seen to be flouting gambling restrictions.
Japan's GREE To Buy Mobile Game Maker Funzio For $210M.
Gree Electric Appliances, led by chief executive Dong Mingzhu, vies with LG Electronics for the title of world9s biggest maker of residential air conditioners.
Send "Caroline Eddinger and her daughter Stella, 10, help operate Two Sisters Farm where a hydroponic gree" to a friend.
Japan's Little Known Gree and DeNA Go After Zynga in the U.S.
Green Bay Packers' Aaron Rodgers checks the clock against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the second half during their NFL football game in Gree.
CAROL PARK OF the CRMC Diabetes Education Center checks out the nutrition content of french cut gree beans during her supermarket nutrition tour.
Gree-Akk the gorilla, right, lured Kharis from the basement of Renaissance Fitness with the help of tanna leaves.
Forbes Asia Power Businesswoman Dong Mingzhu Ascends To Gree's Top Rung.
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In science:

In all four stars, each grees with our recent abundance analysis of the hottest within Teff = 110 000 – 150 000 K, we find a solar iron abundance.
Iron abundance in the prototype PG1159 star, GW Vir pulsator PG1159-035, and related objects
This is not only crucial for many applications, it is also advantageous from an algebraic point of view: It allows to de fine a linear operator, called the Gree n’s operator, that maps the so-called forcing function on the right-hand side of an equation to the unique solution determined by the boundary conditions.
Symbolic Analysis for Boundary Problems: From Rewriting to Parametrized Gr\"obner Bases
There also is no “problem of time.” Further, unlike general relativity, this theory a grees with the signals from Pioneer 10 and 11.
Origin of the Blueshift in Signals from Pioneer 10 and 11
We checked that our results, both for poles and finite parts, a gree with the results obtained by the authors of Ref. .
The NLO multileg working group: summary report
It would Efron and Tibshirani (2006) suggest a compromise method, restandardization, that to some debe a daunting exercise in sub jective, as opposed gree accommodates both null hypotheses.
Microarrays, Empirical Bayes and the Two-Groups Model
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