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  • noun Plural form of grizzle.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of grizzle.


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  • If you're looking to get up close and personal with the black bears and/or grizzles in the wilderness, this May through October, head to British Columbia and try either the three-hour Whistler tour in a 4x 4 up the mountain, a six-hour boat tour further north, and bear packages which include accommodations in the back country and river lodges for two to six day tours.

    Margie Goldsmith: 5 Places To Meet The Bears In B.C. Margie Goldsmith 2012

  • If Flora grizzles they all try to distract her, and in doing so distract me.

    A new mum again ... at 48! 2010

  • Salmon in the lower 48 states are well on their way to attaining a status enjoyed by some of their notable brethren — wolves, condors, grizzles, bison — wild animals that are unlikely to disappear entirely, but struggle to hang on as remnants of once flourishing species in small portions of their original range.

    Salmon decline in western North America~ historical context 2009

  • They are sorted accordingly into shuffs, grizzles, stocks of two or three qualities, shippers, and burrs.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 601, July 9, 1887 Various

  • You would ask them here -- nurse, bottles, and baby like a traveling Barnum's -- and Winn glares in one corner -- and that little piece of dandelion fluff lies down and grizzles on the nearest cushion -- and now you want to have a garden party on the top of

    The Dark Tower Phyllis Bottome 1923

  • Half-way the length of the sluice-boxes the finest gravel, yellow and black sand, dropped through perforated sheet-iron grizzles into the

    The Man from the Bitter Roots Caroline Lockhart 1916

  • When man's head grizzles and his money dwindles, *

    Arabian nights. English Anonymous 1855

  • School textbooks malign the Religion of Peace, grizzles US Muslim group

    Planet Atheism Barry Duke 2010

  • School textbooks malign the Religion of Peace, grizzles US Muslim group Catholic adoption agency CAN discriminate against gay couples, High Court rules

    Planet Atheism Barry Duke 2010

  • Just listen to the white noise and stare at the carnage, which begins with what starts out as a well-coordinated assault on a Bolivian drug lord's compound by a Special Forces unit led by "Colonel" Clay (Jeffrey Dean Morgan), a veteran so grizzled that his grizzles have grizzles.

    Politics Gene Seymour 2010


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