Words and Phrases
gree

“gree”

Meaning:

prize or reward / the highest honours

Alternative spelling/meaning:

bear the gree = win first prize

In Literature:

Excerpt from To the Potatoe by James Orr

An’ tar-breeks on the lab-scouse
his ladle laves,
can bear the gree frae hosts an’ crews
o’ fine-fed knaves


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