grouse at

grouse at (someone)

To complain or gripe at someone. Michael, as long as you have long hair, Grandma is going to grouse at you about it—you better get used to it.
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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.
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I love the 28, 20 and 16 gauges, and even with the 28 have dropped many pheasants and sage grouse at 40 yards.
Livestock affect sage grouse at every step of their life history.
Therefore, most studies assess disturbance responses by grouse at the level of individuals.
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.
In the fall of 2007 and 2008, we trapped grouse at both areas and fit each bird with a leg band and radio-transmitter.
During the 1990-92 breeding seasons (last week of March to the third week of April), we observed male sharp-tailed grouse at six leks, each located less than 75 km from the others.
For the past two years, DEC staff and a student at SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry have conducted a fall/winter survival study of ruffed grouse at two locations in New York.