from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One whose business it is to grind or sharpen knives; especially, one who goes about seeking for employment in sharpening cutting-instruments: in the United States more commonly called a scissorsgrinder.
- n. A grindstone, emery-wheel, or other machine for grinding knives.
- n. The night-jar: same as grinder, 3.
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