Definition of grimalkin in English:

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grimalkin

Pronunciation: /ɡrɪˈmalkɪn/
/ɡrɪˈmɔːlkɪn/

noun

archaic
1A cat.
Example sentences
  • She's written six paranormal romances about love complicated by grimalkins, witches, Druids, mermaids, and even mad scientists.

Origin

Late 16th century: from grey + Malkin (pet form of the given name Matilda).

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