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 Griz’el or Grissel.Groaning Chair. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Groaning Cake.
 
A cake prepared for those who called at the house of a woman in confinement “to see the baby.”   1
 


 Griz’el or Grissel.Groaning Chair. 

 
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