Variant of gravy
- the juice given off by meat in cooking
- a sauce made by combining this juice with flour, seasoning, etc.
- ☆ Slang
- money easily or illegally obtained
- any extra benefit or value beyond that expected
Origin: Middle English grave, uncertain or unknown; perhaps a misreading of Old French grané from uncertain or unknown; perhaps grain, used as a name for cooking ingredients
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