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grid·i·ron / ˈgridˌīərn/ • n. 1. a frame of parallel bars or beams, typically in two sets arranged at right angles, in particular: ∎  a frame of parallel metal bars used for grilling meat or fish over an open fire. ∎  a frame of parallel beams for supporting a ship in dock. ∎  (in the theater) a framework over a stage supporting scenery and lighting. 2. a field for football, marked with regularly spaced parallel lines. ∎  the game of football: [as adj.] the national gridiron season . 3. another term for grid (sense 2).

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gridiron

gridiron frame of parallel metal bars used for broiling. XIII (gredire). app. alt. of gredile GRIDDLE by assoc. with ire(n) IRON.

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gridiron

gridiron a gridiron is the emblem of St Lawrence and St Vincent of Saragossa.

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gridiron

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