from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having an irregular, transverse, or diagonal grain, as opposed to a parallel grain.
- adj. Troublesome to deal with; contrary.
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- adj. Having an irregular rather than a parallel grain.
- adj. Difficult to deal with; contrary or troublesome.
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