Etymology
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grizzle (adj.)

"gray-colored," mid-14c., from Old French grisel "gray" (see grizzled) which also meant "gray-haired old man; gray horse" (senses recorded in Middle English from mid-14c.). The verb, "to make gray," is attested from 1740.

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Definitions of grizzle
1
grizzle (v.)
be in a huff; be silent or sullen;
Synonyms: brood / stew
grizzle (v.)
complain whiningly;
Synonyms: whine / yammer / yawp
2
grizzle (n.)
a grey wig;
From wordnet.princeton.edu