Definition of 'grouse'

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Example sentences containing 'grouse'

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It places the blame firmly at the door of grouse moor owners. Times, Sunday Times (2006)We loved to grouse and complain. Mike Daisey 21 DOG YEARS (2002)But a bird that has a proven disruptive influence on wild grouse exists uneasily with raising large bags of grouse for sport. Times, Sunday Times (2014) Owners with a grouse about British prize money could do a lot worse. Times, Sunday Times (2011)These are an important item in the diet of grouse chicks, and are abundant when they first appear. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He gave us the recipe for the last of these, which can be made with salmon instead of wild duck or grouse. Conil, Jean & Conil, Christopher (ed) A Passion for Food (1989)The red grouse, the bird at the heart of all this, is an amazing creature. Times, Sunday Times (2014)On a Pennine grouse moor there is ample food - grouse and other birds. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Drizzle the honey over the grouse, then roast in the oven for 10-15 minutes. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Unlike grouse, pheasants are easy to breed and have much more meat, feeding three comfortably. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Squirrel can be substituted in recipes for rabbit, pheasant, grouse or partridge. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Game birds, such as grouse or pheasants, are better suited to rough moorland. Robertson, Bruce Learn to Draw Countryside (1996)From pheasant to grouse, game needn't be elitist. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Responsible grouse moor owners shouldn't have anything to fear from the RSPB. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Apples and garlic are roasted alongside the grouse and then mashed together to add depth, flavour and to thicken the gravy, omitting the need to use flour. Times, Sunday Times (2008)

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Translations for 'grouse'

British English: grouse /ɡraʊs/ NOUN
complaint A grouse is a complaint.
There have been grouses about the economy, interest rates and house prices.
  • American English: gripe complaint
  • Arabic: شَكْوى
  • Brazilian Portuguese: queixa
  • Chinese: 牢骚
  • Croatian: pritužba
  • Czech: reptání
  • Danish: klage brokkeri
  • Dutch: klacht
  • European Spanish: queja
  • Finnish: valitus
  • French: grognement
  • German: Klage
  • Greek: γκρίνια
  • Italian: lamentela
  • Japanese: 不平
  • Korean: 불평
  • Norwegian: klaging
  • Polish: powód do narzekań
  • European Portuguese: queixa
  • Romanian: nemulțumire
  • Russian: ворчун
  • Spanish: queja
  • Swedish: knot
  • Thai: การบ่น
  • Turkish: şikayet
  • Ukrainian: скарга
  • Vietnamese: càu nhàu
British English: grouse /ɡraʊs/ NOUN
bird Grouse are small fat birds which are often shot for sport and can be eaten.
We saw several grouse in the field.
  • American English: grouse game bird
  • Arabic: الطَيْهوج
  • Brazilian Portuguese: ave galinácea
  • Chinese: 松鸡
  • Croatian: lještarka
  • Czech: tetřev
  • Danish: rype
  • Dutch: korhoen
  • European Spanish: urogallo
  • Finnish: teeri
  • French: tétras
  • German: Waldhuhn
  • Greek: αγριόκοτα
  • Italian: fagiano
  • Japanese: ライチョウ game bird
  • Korean: 들꿩
  • Norwegian: rype
  • Polish: pardwa
  • European Portuguese: ave galinácea
  • Romanian: ieruncă
  • Russian: шотландская куропатка
  • Spanish: urogallo
  • Swedish: moripa
  • Thai: ไก่ป่า
  • Turkish: orman tavuğu
  • Ukrainian: рябчик
  • Vietnamese: gà gô


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