Greeve Definition

noun

(UK dialectal) A reeve; steward.

Wiktionary

Armor for the shins, and occasionally the tops of the feet.

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Other Word Forms of Greeve

Noun

Singular:
greeve
Plural:
greeves

Origin of Greeve

  • From Middle English gryve, grayve, from Old Norse greifi (“a count, earl, steward”), akin to Swedish and Danish greve (“a count, earl”), Old English ġerēfa (“reeve”). More at reeve.

    From Wiktionary

  • From Middle English greve, grayve, from Old French greve (“shin”), of unknown origin.

    From Wiktionary

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