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First published 1941 (SND Vol. II).

CHECK-GRIEVE, n. comb. “A person who checks the weight of mineral at a colliery on behalf of the landlord” (Sc. 1886 J. Barrowman Sc. Mining Terms 17). See Grieve.

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