Griff (?), n. [Cf. Gripe.]

1.

Grasp; reach. [Obs.]

A vein of gold ore within one spade's griff.
Holland.

2. [Cf. F. griffe, G. griff, prop., a grasping.] (Weaving)

An arrangement of parallel bars for lifting the hooked wires which raise the warp threads in a loom for weaving figured goods. Knight.

 

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Griff, n.

A person of mixed blood.

 

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