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- n. a coarse bran flour
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n.pl. See grudgeons.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- See grudgings.
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The second is the cheat or wheaten bread, so named because the colour thereof resembleth the grey or yellowish wheat, being clean and well dressed, and out of this is the coarsest of the bran (usually called gurgeons or pollard) taken.
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