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

  Greek \Greek\, a. [AS. grec, L. Graecus, Gr. ?: cf. F. grec. Cf.
     Of or pertaining to Greece or the Greeks; Grecian.
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     Greek calends. See under Greek calends in the vocabulary.
     Greek Church (Eccl. Hist.), the Eastern Church; that part
        of Christendom which separated from the Roman or Western
        Church in the ninth century. It comprises the great bulk
        of the Christian population of Russia (of which this is
        the established church), Greece, Moldavia, and Wallachia.
        The Greek Church is governed by patriarchs and is called
        also the Byzantine Church.
     Greek cross. See Illust. (10) Of Cross.
     Greek Empire. See Byzantine Empire.
     Greek fire, a combustible composition which burns under
        water, the constituents of which are supposed to be
        asphalt, with niter and sulphur. --Ure.
     Greek rose, the flower campion.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Greek \Greek\, n.
     1. A native, or one of the people, of Greece; a Grecian;
        also, the language of Greece.
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     2. A swindler; a knave; a cheat. [Slang]
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              Without a confederate the . . . game of baccarat
              does not . . . offer many chances for the Greek.
                                                    --Sat. Rev.
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     3. Something unintelligible; as, it was all Greek to me.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: of or relating to or characteristic of Greece or the
             Greeks or the Greek language; "Greek mythology"; "a
             Grecian robe" [syn: Greek, Grecian, Hellenic]
      n 1: the Hellenic branch of the Indo-European family of
           languages [syn: Greek, Hellenic, Hellenic language]
      2: a native or inhabitant of Greece [syn: Greek, Hellene]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  59 Moby Thesaurus words for "Greek":
     Aesopian language, Babel, affiliate, argot, associate, babble,
     belonger, brother, cant, card-carrier, card-carrying member,
     cardholder, charter member, cipher, clubber, clubman, clubwoman,
     code, committeeman, comrade, conventioneer, conventioner,
     conventionist, cryptogram, double Dutch, drivel,
     dues-paying member, enlistee, enrollee, fellow, fraternity man,
     garble, gibberish, gift of tongues, glossolalia, gobbledygook,
     guildsman, honorary member, initiate, insider, jabber, jabberwocky,
     jargon, joiner, jumble, life member, member, noise, nonsense,
     one of us, pledge, scramble, secret language, sister,
     skimble-skamble, slang, socius, sorority girl, sorority woman

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

     1.  To display text as abstract dots and lines
     in order to give a preview of layout without actually being
     legible.  This is faster than drawing the characters correctly
     which may require scaling or other transformations.  Greeking
     is particularly useful when displaying a reduced image of a
     document where the text would be too small to be legible on
     the display anyway.
     A related technique is lorem ipsum.

From Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary :

     Found only in the New Testament, where a distinction is observed
     between "Greek" and "Grecian" (q.v.). The former is (1) a Greek
     by race (Acts 16:1-3; 18:17; Rom. 1:14), or (2) a Gentile as
     opposed to a Jew (Rom. 2:9, 10). The latter, meaning properly
     "one who speaks Greek," is a foreign Jew opposed to a home Jew
     who dwelt in Palestine.
       The word "Grecians" in Acts 11:20 should be "Greeks," denoting
     the heathen Greeks of that city, as rendered in the Revised
     Version according to the reading of the best manuscripts

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