Greekish
Greekish Greek"ish, a. [Cf. AS. Gr[=e]cisc.] Peculiar to Greece. [1913 Webster]

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  • Greekish — adjective Resembling or having the characteristics of Greek or the Greeks …   Wiktionary

  • greekish — greek·ish …   English syllables

  • greekish — ˈgrēkish adjective Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Middle English grekissh, from Old English grēcisc, from Grēcas, plural, Greeks + isc ish more at greek 1. archaic : greek …   Useful english dictionary

  • Forenenst — Fore*nenst , prep. [See {Fore}, and {Anent}.] Over against; opposite to. [Now dialectic] [1913 Webster] The land forenenst the Greekish shore. Fairfax. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Get into shape — Shape Shape, n. [OE. shap, schap, AS. sceap in gesceap creation, creature, fr. the root of scieppan, scyppan, sceppan, to shape, to do, to effect; akin to OS. giskeppian, OFries. skeppa, D. scheppen, G. schaffen, OHG. scaffan, scepfen, skeffen,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • in shape — Shape Shape, n. [OE. shap, schap, AS. sceap in gesceap creation, creature, fr. the root of scieppan, scyppan, sceppan, to shape, to do, to effect; akin to OS. giskeppian, OFries. skeppa, D. scheppen, G. schaffen, OHG. scaffan, scepfen, skeffen,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Shape — Shape, n. [OE. shap, schap, AS. sceap in gesceap creation, creature, fr. the root of scieppan, scyppan, sceppan, to shape, to do, to effect; akin to OS. giskeppian, OFries. skeppa, D. scheppen, G. schaffen, OHG. scaffan, scepfen, skeffen, Icer.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To take shape — Shape Shape, n. [OE. shap, schap, AS. sceap in gesceap creation, creature, fr. the root of scieppan, scyppan, sceppan, to shape, to do, to effect; akin to OS. giskeppian, OFries. skeppa, D. scheppen, G. schaffen, OHG. scaffan, scepfen, skeffen,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Troilus — [ Etruscan fresco, Tomb of the Bulls, Tarquinia, c540 530BC.] Troilus (also Troilos, Troylus) (Ancient Greek: Τρωίλος, Troïlos, Latin: Troilus) is a legendary character associated with the story of the Trojan War. The first surviving reference to …   Wikipedia

  • Greek — Greekdom, n. Greekish, adj. /greek/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to Greece, the Greeks, or their language. 2. pertaining to the Greek Orthodox Church. 3. noting or pertaining to the alphabetical script derived from a Semitic form of writing and… …   Universalium

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