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1. The fat and juices that drip from cooking meat, often thickened, seasoned, flavored, etc., and used as a sauce for meat, potatoes, rice, etc.
2. Slang: profit or money easily obtained or received unexpectedly; money illegally or dishonestly acquired; especially, through graft.
3. Something advantageous or valuable that is received or obtained as a benefit beyond what is due or expected.
4. Etymology: from Middle English graue (pronounced grave), from a misreading of Old French grane, "a dish powdered with grains"; literally, "grained", from Medieval Latin granatus, past participle of granare, "to grain", from Latin granum, "grain, seed".
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