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  • n. Plural form of grindstone.


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  • Sand and gravel is swallowed to serve as "grindstones" in the gizzard.

    5 Chicken

  • The air was filled with dust and the roar of spinning grindstones.

    Obsidian in Mexico: gift of the gods

  • I've tried to fathom the nature of these portraits, how they collect like moths sequels to what was never clear to begin with; I've hung my arms out like bridges and tried to analyze the grindstones we grow from but never found handles to make this any easier


  • The sites are rich in arrow-heads, axe-heads, mortars and grindstones.

    Aïr and Ténéré Natural Reserves, Niger

  • She saved old Mexican coins, many of them gold, and smooth Indian grindstones that wandering or fleeing tribes had abandoned along the rough paths in the Franklin foothills.

    Spoken from the Heart

  • Across the land, grindstones sing as axes are sharpened for the RINOs.

    Thomas Frank: Conservatives Want Republican Purge Trials

  • June 7th, 2007 noses and grindstones and bears, oh my

    noses and grindstones and bears, oh my

  • Archaeological discoveries include a 26,000 year old cremation site; a 30,000 year old ochre burial site; the remains of giant marsupials; and grindstones or mortars from a period 18,000 years ago, which were used to crush wild grass.

    Willandra Lakes Region, Australia

  • And by Saturday there was still no word from Saddam himself accepting the U.N. resolutions or acknowledging that his war machine had been crushed between the grindstones of allied warplanes and ground forces.

    After The Storm

  • As we grow older, to stay sharp we must find new grindstones to whet and sharpen our potential and keep us at our brightest, most penetrating best.

    Printing: Quotes from Rob Kall


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