1. (n.) The griffin.

2. (n.) A small ditch or furrow.

3. (v. t.) To trench; to drain.

4. (n.) An energetic or tenacious grasp; a holding fast; strength in grasping.

5. (n.) A peculiar mode of clasping the hand, by which members of a secret association recognize or greet, one another; as, a masonic grip.

6. (v. t.) That by which anything is grasped; a handle or gripe; as, the grip of a sword.

7. (n.) A device for grasping or holding fast to something.

8. (v. t.) To give a grip to; to grasp; to gripe.

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