grouse at

grouse at

someone or an animal Fig. to criticize someone or an animal directly to the person or animal. Stop grousing at me! Sharon is grousing at the cat again.
See also: grouse
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Livestock affect sage grouse at every step of their life history.
To date, more than pounds 300,000 has been donated towards the protection of the magnificent, but endangered black grouse at four reserves across the UK, including Lake Vyrnwy in Montgomeryshire.
Foods in crops of six Chinese Grouse at Lianhuashan, Gansu, China (Collection dates: Male # 1, 25 Apr; Male # 2, 9 May; Male # 3, 3 May; Male # 4.
The predation of goshawks upon Ruffed Grouse at the Cloquet Forest Research Center, Minnesota.