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Grab

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To clutch or seize. I grabbed it; he grabbed him, i.e. the bailiff caught him. (Swedish, grabba, to grasp; Danish, griber; our grip, gripe, grope, grapple.)

A land grabber. A very common expression in Ireland during the last two decades of the nineteenth century, to signify one who takes the farm or land of an evicted tenant.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Government Men
Gowan
Gower
Gowk
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Gowlee (Indian)
Gown
Gownsman
Graal
Grab
Grace
Grace’s Card or Grace-card
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Grace Darling
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Gracechurch (London)
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Gracioso
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