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grapevine
     1. n. The plant, a vine of genus Vitis, on which grapes grow.
           Although many grape vines have geographical names, those rarely reflect their real origin, if known at all.
     2. n. A rumor.
     3. n. An informal person-to-person means of circulating information or gossip.
           I heard through the grapevine that Jim will be leaving soon.
     4. n. (skating) A move in which the feet are alternately placed in front of each other, while both remaining on the ice or ground, incorporating half-turns.
     5. n. (wrestling) A leglock.
     6. v. (transitive, wrestling) To restrain in a leglock.

Example Sentences

I heard on the grapevine, you have some news for them. 


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