a complaint, especially a trivial one.
his biggest gripe is that he has lost his sense of privacy
gastric or intestinal pain; colic.
Plenty of time for late night blogging while coping with teething, chronic gripe and insomnia from 4am feeds.
an act of grasping tightly.
Do we know that there is a possibility, on any terms, of unclasping the firm gripe of this little Hand, which was laid upon me before I came into the world?
lashings securing a boat in its place on deck or in davits.
The whole operation is performed by one man only in the boat, who, by simply paying off a rope, unlashes and frees the boat from the ship's gripes .