\ɡɹˈe͡ɪvz], \ɡɹˈeɪvz], \ɡ_ɹ_ˈeɪ_v_z]\
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By Princeton University
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The dregs at the bottom of the pot in melting tallow made up into cakes as food for dogs, &c.: to grave a ship, to smear the hull with graves, for which pitch is now employed: graving-dock, a dock from which the water can be run off in order to smear a ship with graves; an enclosure on the side of a river or on the sea-shore, into which a vessel can be floated for examination and repairs.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
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- A third and imperfect eruption of teeth, occurring very rarely as an anomaly adult life or even in beginning old age.