gripe

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gripe

1. a sudden intense pain in the intestines; colic
2. Nautical the lashings that secure a boat
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Why, I've seen drops myself ordered by Doctor Gambit, as is our club doctor and a good charikter, and has brought more live children into the world nor ever another i' Middlemarch--I say I've seen drops myself as made no difference whether they was in the glass or out, and yet have griped you the next day.
The shops sold goods that only poverty could buy, and sellers and buyers were pinched and griped alike.
At HMP Wakefield, where Roy Whiting is serving life for murdering schoolgirl Sarah Payne, one inmate griped about the foil wrapping on mince pies.