Grecian fire
Grecian Gre"cian", a. [Cf. {Greek.}] Of or pertaining to Greece; Greek. [1913 Webster]

{Grecian bend}, among women, an affected carriage of the body, the upper part being inclined forward. [Collog.]

{Grecian fire}. See {Greek fire}, under {Greek}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Greek fire — Greek Greek, a. [AS. grec, L. Graecus, Gr. ?: cf. F. grec. Cf. {Grecian}.] Of or pertaining to Greece or the Greeks; Grecian. [1913 Webster] {Greek calends}. See under {Greek calends} in the vocabulary. {Greek Church} (Eccl. Hist.), the Eastern… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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