Greeve (?), n.

See Grieve, an overseer.

 

© Webster 1913.


Grieve (?), Greeve, n. [AS. gerfa. Cf. Reeve an officer.]

A manager of a farm, or overseer of any work; a reeve; a manorial bailiff.

[Scot.]

Their children were horsewhipped by the grieve. Sir W. Scott.

 

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