Origin: ME gredil < Anglo-Fr gridil < OFr *gredil, var. of graïl < L craticula, small gridiron < cratis, wickerwork: see crate
See griddle in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English gridel, gridiron
Origin: , from Old North French gredil
Origin: , from Latin crātīcula
Origin: , diminutive of crātis, wickerwork hurdle, lattice.
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