Sense: 1-3
Date: 1600-1700
Language: French
Origin: gril, from Late Latin craticulum; GRIDDLE
Sense: 4
Date: 1600-1700
Language: French
Origin: grille, from Late Latin craticula, from Latin cratis; GRATE1


2 noun
grill2 [countable]
1 British EnglishDFC a part of a cooker in which strong heat from above cooks food on a metal shelf below [= broiler American English]
Pop it under the grill for five minutes.
2DFC a flat frame with metal bars across it that can be put over a fire, so that food can be cooked on it
3DF a place where you can buy and eat grilled food:
the Tribeca Bar and Grill
mixed grill
4x-ref a grille

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