Definition of Grainiest

1. Adjective. (superlative of grainy) ¹



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Definition of Grainiest

1. grainy [adj] - See also: grainy

Lexicographical Neighbors of Grainiest

grain of salt
grain refiner
grain refiners
grain sorghum
grain whisky
grainage
grainages
graine
grained
grainer
grainers
graines
grainfield
grainfields
grainier
grainiest
grainily
graininess
graininesses
graining
grainings
grainland
grainlands
grainless
grainlike
grains of paradise
grainy
grainy club
grainy club mushrooms

Literary usage of Grainiest

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray by William Makepeace Thackeray, Sir Leslie Stephen (1898)
"... one of the grainiest of their steamers. But, I trust, even there you will not forget the Iberia, and the delightful Mediterranean cruise we had in her ..."

2. The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by Isaac Smith Homans, William Buck Dana (1860)
"... who seem to be marching forward to the conquest of the universe, and the mastery of its grainiest mysteries—to the fact that he stands foremost, ..."

3. The Arena by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1891)
"... do the full rich notes of Wagner's grainiest strains with the plaintive melody of a simple ballad sung by a shepherd lad. I was accompanied in this ..."

4. Class-book of Botany: Being Outlines of the Structure, Physiology, and by Alphonso Wood (1873)
"... many times shorter than tho blade; panicles entirely leafless; fls. dioecious; valves increasing in fruit, orbicular-cordate, grainiest. ..."

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