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Old September 13th, 2020, 04:29 AM
Paul Keating
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Default [Dixonary] Round 3104: GRA [Definitions]

Here are 15 potential definitions of GRA. Some come from a dictionary, and
one even from a dictionary article about the word gra. Please vote for two,
by the deadline, which is Tuesday 15 September at 11h00 CEST, other times
for other places here
<https://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/fixedtime.html?msg=4&iso=20200915T11&p1=328>.
That is just under 48 hours from time of posting.

1.

A shard or fragment
2.

A sneeze of contempt
3.

The coarse outer hair of llamas, used for rugs, wall-hangings, and lead
ropes
4.

A critical bug in a computer program, resulting from a minor and
understandable but still really bad mistake, that can take hours to figure
out and fix
5.

To burble or make a gurgling noise, said of a stream
6.

Obs. or Scot. A feast
7.

A spice made from lemongrass, turmeric, star anise and black pepper
[Thai]
8.

A riding jacket of Eastern Europe
9.

A graduate research assistant
10.

Obsolete. rare. An exclamation ascribed to Irishmen [apparently
representing Irish a ghráidh ‘my dear’, in English books commonly
rendered agra(h or arrah]
11.

A quickly assembled makeshift shelter
12.

A brain disease suffered by sheep
13.

Obs. Originally the Bearded Vulture, later applied to other vultures,
buzzards and kites [*prob.* Celtic]
14.

A dwarf buffalo native to the Philippines
15.

An ancient musical instrument resembling the lyre

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