A male given name of mainly Scottish usage, transferred from the surname.
Greig Sentence Examples
Greig (various reports on sleeping-sickness and other trypanosomoses in Uganda), Roy.
Sir Samuel Greig, the father of the Russian navy and designer of the fortifications at Cronstadt, was born at Inverkeithing in 1735.
She received a rather desultory education, and mastered algebra and Euclid in secret after she had left school, and without any extraneous help. In 1804 she married her cousin, Captain Samuel Greig, who died in 1806; and in 1812 she married another cousin, Dr William Somerville (1771-1860), inspector of the army medical board, who encouraged and greatly aided her in the study of the physical sciences.
The sharp eyed among you might have noticed a gaping flaw in this 1812 engraving by J. Greig.
Greig, who was sensitive to anything he considered too indelicate for publication, put a red pencil through some of the cruder ditties.