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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 gripe /ˈgraɪp/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 gripe /ˈgraɪp/ 動詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Gripe n.  Zool. A vulture; the griffin. [Obs.]
    Like a white hind under the gripe's sharp claws.   --Shak.
 Gripe's egg, an alchemist's vessel. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Gripe, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Griped p. pr. & vb. n. Griping.]
 1. To catch with the hand; to clasp closely with the fingers; to clutch.
 2. To seize and hold fast; to embrace closely.
    Wouldst thou gripe both gain and pleasure ?   --Robynson (More's Utopia).
 3. To pinch; to distress. Specifically, to cause pinching and spasmodic pain to the bowels of, as by the effects of certain purgative or indigestible substances.
    How inly sorrow gripes his soul.   --Shak.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Gripe, v. i.
 1. To clutch, hold, or pinch a thing, esp. money, with a gripe or as with a gripe.
 2. To suffer griping pains.
 3. Naut. To tend to come up into the wind, as a ship which, when sailing closehauled, requires constant labor at the helm.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Gripe, n.
 1. Grasp; seizure; fast hold; clutch.
    A barren scepter in my gripe.   --Shak.
 2. That on which the grasp is put; a handle; a grip; as, the gripe of a sword.
 3. Mech. A device for grasping or holding anything; a brake to stop a wheel.
 4. Oppression; cruel exaction; affiction; pinching distress; as, the gripe of poverty.
 5. Pinching and spasmodic pain in the intestines; -- chiefly used in the plural.
 6. Naut. (a) The piece of timber which terminates the keel at the fore end; the forefoot. (b) The compass or sharpness of a ship's stern under the water, having a tendency to make her keep a good wind. (c) pl. An assemblage of ropes, dead-eyes, and hocks, fastened to ringbolts in the deck, to secure the boats when hoisted; also, broad bands passed around a boat to secure it at the davits and prevent swinging.
 Gripe penny, a miser; a niggard.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Grype, n.  Zool. A vulture; the griffin. [Written also gripe.] [Obs.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : informal terms for objecting; "I have a gripe about the
          service here" [syn: kick, beef, bitch, squawk]
      v : complain; "What was he hollering about?" [syn: grouse, crab,
           beef, squawk, bellyache, holler]