Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In metallurgy, granulated or shotted pig-iron, used in the so-called Uchatius process for making steel invented in 1855, and nearly a hundred years earlier by John Wood.
- n. A name (generally Mrs. Grundy, though Mr. Grundy is sometimes facetiously used) taken as representing society at large, or the particular part of it concerned, in regard to its censorship of personal conduct: from the frequent question of Dame Ashfield, a character in Morton's play “Speed the Plough” (1798), “What will Mrs. Grundy say?”
“Trees of this variety are now growing at Beltsville, Md., and at Morton Arboretum, Lisle, Ill. GRUNDY -- The Grundy black walnut originated with a thrifty young seedling owned by Mr. John Rohwer, Grundy Center, Iowa.”
“Mr. GOOCH: Yeah, he was one of the better bowlers in Grundy County back in the '70s and' 80s, and he taught me to bowl.”
“Managing director Kevin Grundy said tests available in Australia examined whole food groups, such as dairy or wheat, and a positive result meant sufferers had to cut out the whole group.”
“| Reply but … Solomon Grundy is the best villain ever ….”
“Gordon Grundy is a Director of this Club and the very efficient Superintendent of Insurance.”
“Corridor Protection in Grundy, Kendall and Kane counties.”
“As I would soon discover, she's a sweet, savvy, wholly unpretentious delight who along with her wife Erika otherwise known as Grundy is pursuing and realizing a very special dream.”
“Dor noted that she hadn't tried very hard to tag Grundy; she was not really as displeased as she indicated.”
“Mrs. Momus (whom later ages have called Grundy) may be kind enough to say.”
“Grundy," Bink said, and the golem ran up to him, not affected by the Thought vortices.”
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