Definition of Graines
1. graine [n] - See also: graine
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Graines
Literary usage of Graines
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Divers Voyages Touching the Discovery of America and the Islands Adjacent by Richard Hakluyt, John Winter Jones, Robert Fahyan, Robert Thorne, Giovanni da Verrazzano, Jean Ribaut, Thomas Hacket (1850)
"Pearles of 1^ graines, 50 res. Pearles of 2 graines are worth 80 res. ... Pearles of a quartine, being 4 graines, 480 res. Pearles of 5 graines are worth ..."
2. The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques & Discoveries of the English by Richard Hakluyt (1907)
"... sent two of his servants in a boat with a basket of graines, and made us signes that if when we had slept wee would come againe into their river, ..."
3. Works of the Camden Society by Camden Society (Great Britain), Royal Historical Society (Great Britain) (1889)
"... did there see the said case of graines, and the said ... this examinate that that case of graines was to bee laden aboard the said shipp, the S' Peter, ..."