Definition of Grindery

1. n. Leather workers' materials.



Definition of Grindery

1. Noun. (UK dialect uncountable) The materials used by leatherworkers. ¹

2. Noun. A mill where something is ground. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Grindery

1. a place where tools are ground [n -ERIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Grindery

grind away
grind down
grind one's gears
grind organ
grind out
grind to a halt
grindable
grindcore
grinde
grinded
grindelia
grindelias
grinder
grinderies
grinders
grindery (current term)
grindest
grindeth
grindhouse
grindhouses
grinding-in
grinding frame
grinding frames
grinding surface
grinding wheel
grindingly
grindings
grindle
grindle-stone

Literary usage of Grindery

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1. The trades' guide for midland counties, and universal buyers' guide (1879)
"Mc.LELLAN, JW 46 and 47 Lambeth walk SE, all kinds of hemp, rivets, brass tacks, kid heels, and kit grindery of every description. ..."

2. Life and Labour of the People in London by Charles Booth (1893)
"I find from his work-books that during the past twelve months his average nett weekly gains, after he haa paid for his "grindery"—this is the trade name for ..."

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