Gree
Gree Gree, n. [F. gr['e]. See Grateful, and cf. {Agree.}] 1. Good will; favor; pleasure; satisfaction; -- used esp. in such phrases as: to take in gree; to accept in gree; that is, to take favorably. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

Accept in gree, my lord, the words I spoke. --Fairfax. [1913 Webster]

2. Rank; degree; position. [Obs. or Scot.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

He is a shepherd great in gree. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

3. The prize; the honor of the day; as, to bear the gree, i. e., to carry off the prize. [Obs. or Scot.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]


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