Definition of Grinds

1. Noun. (Ireland colloquial plurale tantum) tutoring; extra lessons in a specific subject outside of school hours. Grinds are often given by private individuals or firms, and might not be provided by the school. ¹



2. Noun. (plural of grind) ¹

3. Verb. (third-person singular of grind) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Grinds

1. grind [v] - See also: grind

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Grinds

grindhouses
grinding-in
grinding frame
grinding frames
grinding surface
grinding wheel
grindingly
grindings
grindle
grindle-stone
grindle-stones
grindles
grindlet
grindlets
grinds (current term)
grindstone
grindstones
gringas
gringo
gringos
grinned
grinner
grinners
grinning
grinningly
grins
grinting
griot

Literary usage of Grinds

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1. Rose-Belford's Canadian Monthly and National Review edited by Graeme Mercer Adam, George Stewart (1880)
"when you put wheat under it it turns and grinds, and bruises the wheat into flour ; if you put no wheat in it still grinds on, but then it is itself it ..."

2. Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine Counties of by Chetham Society, John Harland, Manchester (England). Court-Leet (1861)
"... (grinds) yearly 070 Richard son of Geoffrey de Chaderton tenements in ... de Chaderton and Roger his brother, Moston and Nuthurst (grinds) yearly o 10 o ..."

3. Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages: Classified Subjectively and by Robert Christy (1887)
"The lower millstone grinds as well as the upper. Mind. 1. A depraved mind never comes to good. 2. A mind conscious of guilt is its own accuser. Latin. 3. ..."

4. Memories Grave and Gay by Florence Howe Hall (1918)
"Our Child Artist grinds Her Own Paints.— Scholarships and Athletics at Harvard University.—Our Youngest Wins an "H."—American Girls' Club in Paris. ..."

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