Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A grindstone.

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Examples

  • Was a gruntin ', grindin' grindlestone, an 'that they left behind.

    R. Caldecott's First Collection of Pictures and Songs

  • I wouldn’t be so much as a shallow, a shadow between you and Sire Gallant, because you are dear to him and because you are his knuckle, his father’s brother, and because you’re the grindlestone he’s honest against.

    Wildfire

  • I wouldn’t be so much as a shallow, a shadow between you and Sire Gallant, because you are dear to him and because you are his knuckle, his father’s brother, and because you’re the grindlestone he’s honest against.

    Wildfire

  • I wouldn’t be so much as a shallow, a shadow between you and Sire Gallant, because you are dear to him and because you are his knuckle, his father’s brother, and because you’re the grindlestone he’s honest against.

    Wildfire

  • One said it was a grindlestone, another he said "Nay;

    R. Caldecott's First Collection of Pictures and Songs

  • "Well," continued Skedlock, "it's moor liker a grindlestone nor a organ.

    Th' Barrel Organ

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  • Unpleasant, when applied to one's nose, or suspended about one's neck.

    October 25, 2012