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 for Grisly bear
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Grisly \Gris"ly\, a. [OE, grisly, grislich, AS. grislic,
     gryslic, fr. gr?san to shudder; cf. OD. grijselick horrible,
     OHG. grisenl?ch, and also AS. gre?san to frighten, and E.
     gruesome.]
     Frightful; horrible; dreadful; harsh; as, grisly locks; a
     grisly specter. "Grisly to behold." --Chaucer.
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           A man of grisly and stern gravity.       --Robynson
                                                    (More's
                                                    Utopia).
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     Grisly bear. (Zool.) See under Grizzly.
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