Definition of Grainings
1. graining [n] - See also: graining
Lexicographical Neighbors of Grainings
Literary usage of Grainings
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Sutton-in-Holderness: The Manor, the Berewic, and the Village Community by Thomas Blashill (1896)
"Grainings was the name for the '"fork," at the junction of the two dikes ; it is scarcely yet obliterated. At a Session of Sewers, held at Hedon in 1633, ..."
2. A Treatise of the Pleas of the Crown: Or, A System of the Principal Matters by William Hawkins, John Curwood (1824)
"... grainings, or other marks or figures resembling those on the edges of money coined in his majesty's mint; nor any press for coinage; nor any cutting ..."
3. Archbold's Summary of the Law Relating to Pleading and Evidence in Criminal by John Frederick Archbold, William Newland Welsby (1846)
"... and intended for the working of coin round the edges with grainings ('' letters, grainings or other marks or figures'") apparently resembling those on ..."
4. Annals of the Coinage of Great Britain and Its Dependencies:: From the by Rogers Ruding (1840)
"... presses, and other instruments, to cut, flatten, make round, and size the pieces ; the engine to mark the edges of the money with letters and grainings, ..."
5. The Silver Coins of England Arranged and Described with Remarks on British by Edward Hawkins (1841)
"money with letters and grainings, the great presses for the coining of monies, and all other tools and engines for the new way of coining. ..."