Definition of Grits

1. Noun. Coarsely ground hulled corn boiled as a breakfast dish in the southern United States.

Exact synonyms: Hominy Grits
Generic synonyms: Hot Cereal



Definition of Grits

1. Noun. (plural of Grit) ¹

2. Proper noun. (Canada) The w:Liberal Party of Canada Liberal Party of Canada. ¹

3. Noun. (plural of grit#Etymology 2 grit) ('hulled oats') ¹

4. Noun. (context: Western Hemisphere) Coarsely ground hominy which is boiled and eaten, primarily in the Southern United States. ¹

5. Noun. (plural of grit) ¹

6. Verb. (third-person singular of grit#Verb grit) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Grits

1. grit [v] - See also: grit

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Grits

gristles
gristlier
gristliest
gristliness
gristlinesses
gristly
gristmill
gristmills
grists
grisy
grit
grit one's teeth
grith
griths
gritrock
grits (current term)
gritstone
gritstones
gritted
gritter
gritters
grittest
grittier
grittiest
grittily
grittiness
grittinesses
gritting
gritty
grivation

Literary usage of Grits

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1. The Life and Stories of the Jaina Savior, Pārçvanātha by Aristophanes, Bhāvadevasūri, Richard Thomas Elliott, William Joseph Myles Starkie (1919)
"There he ruminated as follows:' I shall sell these grits and buy a she-goat with the money; sell the goat and her kids and get a milch-cow; ..."

2. The Geology of England and Wales: With Notes on the Physical Features of the by Horace Bolingbroke Woodward, Edwin Tulley Newton (1887)
"Aberystwith grits (Sedgwick). 1000 feet. The rock-beds are remarkably folded and contorted, with frequent inversions; hence there is some doubt about the ..."

3. ... Report on Education by Edward Seguin (1876)
"The grif will consist also of a mixture of fragments of outer and inner parts, and bits of bran of the same size, which go through the sieve with the grits. ..."

4. The Picayune Creole Cook Book (1922)
"grits. Du Gr tt Under the heading of Corn might properly be classed the white corn ... grits is not only used for breakfast, hut may appear on the table ..."

5. Practical Sanitary and Economic Cooking Adapted to Persons of Moderate and by Mary Hinman Abel (1890)
"The grains used in this way among us are cracked wheat, farina or wheat grits, oatmeal, hominy and corn meal, and they are all cooked in nearly the same way ..."

6. The Geology of England and Wales: A Concise Account of the Lithological by Horace Bolingbroke Woodward (1876)
"This formation consists of a series of shales, flagstones, sandstones, and grits, attaining a maximum thickness of at least 3000 feet. ..."

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