Greaves Greaves (gr[=e]vz), n. pl. [Cf. dial. Sw. grevar greaves, LG. greven, G. griebe, also AS. greofa pot. Cf. {Gravy.}] The sediment of melted tallow. It is made into cakes for dogs' food. In Scotland it is called {cracklings}. [Written also {graves}.] [1913 Webster]

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