what is difference between grape and grapeshot
From Middle English grape, from Old French grape, grappe, crape (“cluster of fruit or flowers, bunch of grapes”), from graper, craper (“to pick grapes”, literally “to hook”), of Germanic origin, from Frankish *krappō (“hook”), from Proto-Indo-European *greb- (“hook”), *gremb- (“crooked, uneven”), from *ger- (“to turn, bend, twist”). Cognate with Middle Dutch krappe (“hook”), Old High German krapfo (“hook”) (whence German Krapfen (“Berliner doughnut”). More at cramp.
- enPR: grāp, IPA(key): /ɡɹeɪp/
- Rhymes: -eɪp
grape (countable and uncountable, plural grapes)
- (countable) A small, round, smooth-skinned edible fruit, usually purple, red, or green, that grows in bunches on vines of genus Vitis.
- (countable) A woody vine that bears clusters of grapes; a grapevine; of genus Vitis.
- (countable, uncountable) A dark purplish-red colour, the colour of many grapes.
- (uncountable) grapeshot.
- A mangy tumour on a horse’s leg.
- (US, slang, colloquial, African-American Vernacular) A person’s head.
grape (comparative more grape, superlative most grape)
- Containing grapes or having a grape flavor.
- Of a dark purplish red colour.
grape (third-person singular simple present grapes, present participle graping, simple past and past participle graped)
- To pick grapes.
- (of livestock) To develop tubercules as a result of tuberculosis.
- To develop a texture with small grape-like clusters of a contaminant or foreign substance.
- (dialect, north, Britain) To grope.
- (dialect, Hong Kong) To envy (derived from “sour grapes” idiom).
- gaper, pager, parge
Clipping of grapefrugt.
- IPA(key): /ɡrɛjb/, [ɡ̊ʁɛjb̥], [ɡ̊ɹɛjb̥]
grape c (singular definite grapen, plural indefinite graper)
- A grapefruit.
- IPA(key): [ˈɡrape]
grape f pl
- indefinite plural of grapă
- indefinite genitive/dative singular of grapă
- Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of grapar.
- First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of grapar.
- Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of grapar.
- Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of grapar.
Clipping of grapefrukt.
grape + shot, named for the resemblance of the bag of shot to a bunch of grapes.
grapeshot (usually uncountable, plural grapeshot or grapeshots)
- (historical) A cluster of small iron balls, put together in a canvas bag in order to be used as a charge for a cannon.
- grapeshot on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
- grapeshot in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.