griffin

Mythological creature with an eagle's head and wings and a lion's body, used as a decorative motif during the renaissance period.

Griffin

The griffin, griffon, or gryphon (Greek: γρύφων, grýphōn, or γρύπων, grýpōn, early form γρύψ, grýps; gryphus) is a legendary creature with the body, tail, and back legs of a lion; the head and wings of an eagle; and an eagle`s talons as its front feet. Because the lion was traditionally considered the king of the beasts and t....
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Griffin

• (n.) An Anglo-Indian name for a person just arrived from Europe. • (n.) Alt. of Griffon
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Griffin

[mascot] The Griffin, a mythical creature with the head of an eagle and the body of a lion, is the mascot of The College of William & Mary. William & Mary President Taylor Reveley announced the adoption of the new mascot on April 6, 2010. The Griffin mascot beat out the other four finalists: a King and Queen (dual mascot), a Phoenix, a Pug,...
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Griffin

[ship] Griffin was the name of a 17th-century ship known to have sailed between England and English settlements in Massachusetts. Several historical and genealogical references show the Griffin making such journeys in 1633 and 1634. The 1633 journey left at Downs, England and landed at Plymouth, Massachusetts on September 3. This 1633 journ...
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Griffin

[The Invisible Man] Doctor Griffin is a fictional character, also known as The Invisible Man, who appears as the protagonist in H.G. Wells` 1897 science fiction novela The Invisible Man. In the original novel, Griffin is a scientist whose research in optics and experiments into changing the human body`s refractive index to that of air resul...
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Griffin

Grif'fin noun An Anglo-Indian name for a person just arrived from Europe. H. Kingsley.
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Griffin

A creature with the body of a lion, the tail of a snake, and the head and wings of an eagle.
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Griffin

a mythical being with the head and wings of an eagle of body of a lion.
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Griffin

A type of shoe dye used in homemade markers.
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Griffin

Chimaera with a lion's body and a falcon's head, since the OK symbol of the victorious ruler
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griffin

composite mythological creature with a lion`s body (winged or wingless) and a bird`s head, usually that of an eagle. The griffin was a favourite ... [3 related articles]
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griffin

fabled monster with the head and wings of an eagle, and the hind quarters of a lion.
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Griffin

Griffin is a Latin name for boys and girls. The meaning is `prince, with red hair` The name Griffin is most commonly given to American boys. Although in most countries Griffin is a name given to boys. In the United States, 1 out of 85 Griffin`s are girls. What do they use in other countries? Griffyn The name sounds like: Girvin, Garvin, Girvon, Gir...
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Griffin

Griffin, city (1990 pop. 21,347), seat of Spalding co., W central Ga., in a farm and cotton area increasingly integrated into metropolitan Atlanta's economy; inc. 1843. The city's textile and clothing industries are in decline; other manufactures include leather, plastics, and transportation equipme...
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griffin

griffin, in ancient and medieval legend, creature with the head and wings of an eagle and the body of a lion. Its name also appears as griffon and gryphon. The griffin originated in ancient Middle Eastern legend and is often found in Persian sculpture and the decorative arts. Although its significan...
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Griffin

HMS Griffin was a British Greyhound Class destroyer of 1335 tons displacement built under the 1933 War Programme and launched in 1935, She was armed with four 4.7-inch guns; six smaller guns and eight 21-inch torpedo tubes. She was powered by three Admiralty 3-type boilers providing a top speed of 36 knots and carried a complement of 145.
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griffin

Mythical monster, the supposed guardian of hidden treasure, with the body, tail, and hind legs of a lion, and the head, forelegs, and wings of an eagle, though in classical times all four legs were...
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griffin

Mythical monster, the supposed guardian of hidden treasure, with the body, tail, and hind legs of a lion, and the head, forelegs, and wings of an eagle, though in classical times all four legs were those of a lion
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griffin

Mythological creature with an eagle's head and wings and a lion's body, used as a decorative motif during the renaissance period.
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Griffin

The griffin was a mythical monster, the supposed guardian of hidden treasure, with the body, tail, and hind legs of a lion, and the head, forelegs, and wings of an eagle.
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