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  1. dry seedlike fruit produced by the cereal grasses: e.g. wheat, barley, Indian corn Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. cereal grain suitable as food for human beings Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. thoroughly work in; "His hands were grained with dirt" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. the direction or texture of fibers found in wood or leather or stone or in a woven fabric; "saw the board across the grain" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. a small hard particle; "a grain of sand" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. 1/7000 pound; equals a troy grain or 64.799 milligrams Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. 1/60 dram; equals an avoirdupois grain or 64.799 milligrams Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. used for pearls or diamonds: 50 mg or 1/4 carat Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. become granular Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. form into grains Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  11. foodstuff prepared from the starchy grains of cereal grasses Wordnet Dictionary DB
  12. paint (a surface) to make it look like stone or wood Wordnet Dictionary DB
  13. See Groan. Webster Dictionary DB
  14. A single small hard seed; a kernel, especially of those plants, like wheat, whose seeds are used for food. Webster Dictionary DB
  15. Any small, hard particle, as of sand, sugar, salt, etc.; hence, any minute portion or particle; as, a grain of gunpowder, of pollen, of starch, of sense, of wit, etc. Webster Dictionary DB
  16. The unit of the English system of weights; -- so called because considered equal to the average of grains taken from the middle of the ears of wheat. 7,000 grains constitute the pound avoirdupois, and 5,760 grains the pound troy. A grain is equal to.0648 gram. See Gram. Newage Dictionary DB
  17. A reddish dye made from the coccus insect, or kermes; hence, a red color of any tint or hue, as crimson, scarlet, etc.; sometimes used by the poets as equivalent to Tyrian purple. Webster Dictionary DB
  18. The composite particles of any substance; that arrangement of the particles of any body which determines its comparative roughness or hardness; texture; as, marble, sugar, sandstone, etc., of fine grain. Webster Dictionary DB
  19. The direction, arrangement, or appearance of the fibers in wood, or of the strata in stone, slate, etc. Webster Dictionary DB
  20. The fiber which forms the substance of wood or of any fibrous material. Webster Dictionary DB
  21. The hair side of a piece of leather, or the marking on that side. Webster Dictionary DB
  22. The remains of grain, etc., after brewing or distillation; hence, any residuum. Also called draff. Webster Dictionary DB
  23. A rounded prominence on the back of a sepal, as in the common dock. See Grained, a., 4. Webster Dictionary DB
  24. Temper; natural disposition; inclination. Webster Dictionary DB
  25. A sort of spice, the grain of paradise. Webster Dictionary DB
  26. To paint in imitation of the grain of wood, marble, etc. Webster Dictionary DB
  27. To form (powder, sugar, etc.) into grains. Webster Dictionary DB
  28. To take the hair off (skins); to soften and raise the grain of (leather, etc.). Webster Dictionary DB
  29. To yield fruit. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  30. To form grains, or to assume a granular ferm, as the result of crystallization; to granulate. Webster Dictionary DB
  31. A branch of a tree; a stalk or stem of a plant. Webster Dictionary DB
  32. A tine, prong, or fork. Webster Dictionary DB
  33. One the branches of a valley or of a river. Webster Dictionary DB
  34. An iron first speak or harpoon, having four or more barbed points. Webster Dictionary DB
  35. A blade of a sword, knife, etc. Webster Dictionary DB
  36. A thin piece of metal, used in a mold to steady a core. Webster Dictionary DB
  37. The fruit of certain grasses which furnish the chief food of man, as corn, wheat, rye, oats, etc., or the plants themselves; - used collectively. Webster Dictionary DB
  38. The unit of the English system of weights; - so called because considered equal to the average of grains taken from the middle of the ears of wheat. 7,000 grains constitute the pound avoirdupois, and 5,760 grains the pound troy. A grain is equal to . Webster Dictionary DB
  39. Those grasses (POACEAE) which yield edible seeds commonly recognized as food grains. Medical Dictionary DB
  40. Any very small hard seed or kernel; a single seed of corn; the fruit of certain grasses which furnish the chief food of man, as corn, wheat, rye, oats, etc., or the plants themselves; the smallest particle or amount; a unit of weight equal to 1/20 of a scruple or 1/24 penny weight; the arrangement of particles in a body; as, the grain of any kind of wood; texture. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  41. To form into small particles; to paint in imitation of the grain of wood. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  42. Grainer. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  43. 1. Cereal plants, corn wheat, rye, etc. 2. A seed of one of the cereal plants. 3. A minute, hard particle of any substance, as of sand. 4. A unit of weight, 1/60 dram, 1/480 ounce, 1/5760 pound; the equivalent of 0.066 gram. A practical medical dictionary. By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop. Published 1920.
  44. Cereals. Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today. By William R. Warner. Published 1898.
  45. A single small hard seed: (collectively) the seeds of certain plants which form the chief food of man: a minute particle: a very small quantity: the smallest British weight: the arrangement of the particles of fibres of anything, as stone or wood: texture: the dye made from cochineal insects, which, in the prepared state, resembles grains of seed: hence to DYE IN GRAIN is to dye deeply, also, to dye in the wool. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  46. To paint in imitation of wood. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  47. Corn; a small seed or particles; one seven-thousandth of a pound avoirdupois; arrangement of particles, as in stone, or fibres, as in wood. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  48. To form into grains; to paint in imitation of the grain of wood. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  49. To granulate. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  50. To paint or stain in imitation of the grain of wood. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  51. Any very small hard mass; a seed; kernel; minute particle. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  52. Cereals, collectively. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  53. A weight, the 1/7000 Part of a pound avoirdupois. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  54. Texture; direction of fibers, as of wood. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  55. Innate quality or character. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  56. Any small hard mass; a single hard seed of a plant, particularly of those kinds whose seeds are used for food; corn collectively, as wheat, rye, barley, oats, and maize; a minute particle; the smallest weight ordinarily used, being the twentieth part of the scruple in apothecaries weight, and the twenty-fourth of a pennyweight troy; a very small quantity; the veins or fibres of wood or other fibrous substances; the body or substance of wood as modified by the fibres; texture; state of the grit of any body composed of grains; the dye made from cochineal insects; the heart and temper. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  57. To paint in imitation of the grain or fibres of wood; to from into grains, as powder. A grain of allowance, a small allowance or indulgence. To dye in grain, to dye in the raw material. Grain-colours, the dyes made from cochineal. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  58. Any small hard mass; a single seed; corn in general; any minute particle; the smallest weight, so named because supposed of equal weight with a grain of corn; the unit of the English system of weights. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  59. To form into grains, as powder. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  60. To paint or ornament in imitation of wood. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  61. Direction of the fibres of wood; the wood as modified by the fibres; the form or direction of the constituent particles of a body; the temper or disposition: grains, an instr. with barbed prongs, used at sea for spearing fish: against the grain, against the direction of the fibres: to go against the grain, to be repugnant to; to cause trouble or mortification to: to dye in grain, to dye in the raw material; to dye firmly: the grain-side of leather, that side of the tanned or dressed hide on which the hair grew. Note.-The three preceding entries are necessarily connected, but it was judged more convenient to make each one begin a separate paragraph, chiefly with the view of exhibiting the derivations with greater distinctness. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  62. The seed of cereals; a granular prominence on the back of a sepal. A dictionary of scientific terms. By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D. Published 1920.
  63. [Latin] The caryopsis or seed of cereals; a granular prominence on the back of a sepal. na
  64. The fruit of certain grasses which furnish the chief food of man, as corn, wheat, rye, oats, etc., or the plants themselves; -- used collectively. mso.anu.edu.au
  65. used, in Amos 9:9 , of a small stone or kernel; in Matthew 13:31 , of an individual seed of mustard; in John John 15:37 , of wheat. The Hebrews sowed only wheat, barley, and spelt; rye and oats are not mentioned in Scripture. biblestudytools.com
  66. In Troy weight, the twenty- fourth part of a pennyweight Any kind of cornsown in the ground. thelawdictionary.org
  67. Weight. The twenty-fourth part of a pennyweight. 1215.org/lawnotes/bouvier/bouvier.htm
  68. For scientific purposes the grain only is used, and sets of weights are constructed in decimal progression, from 10,000 grains downward to one hundredth of a grain. 1215.org/lawnotes/bouvier/bouvier.htm
  69. Corn. It signifies wheat, rye, barley, or other corn sown in the ground In Pennsylvania, a tenant for a certain term is entitled to the way-going crop. 5 inn. 289, 258; 2 Binn. 487; 2 Serg. & Rawle, 14. 1215.org/lawnotes/bouvier/bouvier.htm
  70. gr[=a]n, n. a single small hard seed: (coll.) the seeds of certain plants which form the chief food of man: corn, in general: a minute particle: a very small quantity: the smallest British weight, supposed to be the average weight of a seed or well-ripened ear of corn: the arrangement of the particles or fibres of anything, as stone or wood: texture, as of leather: the crimson dye made from cochineal insects, which, in the prepared state, resemble grains of seed--hence to dye in grain is to dye deeply, also to dye in the wool: innate quality or character of anything.--v.t. to form into grains, cause to granulate: to paint in imitation of wood, marble, &c.: in tanning, to take the hair off.--n. GRAIN'AGE, duties on grain.--adj. GRAINED, rough: furrowed.--ns. GRAIN'ER, one who paints in imitation of the grain of wood; GRAIN'ING, painting so as to imitate the grain of wood: a process in tanning in which the grain of the leather is raised.--adj. GRAIN'Y, having grains or kernels.--GRAINS OF PARADISE, an aromatic and pungent seed imported from Guinea.--AGAINST THE GRAIN, against the fibre of the wood--hence against the natural temper or inclination; WITH A GRAIN OF SALT, with reservation, as of a story that cannot be admitted (L. cum grano salis). [Fr.,--L. granum, seed, akin to corn.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  71. gr[=a]n, n. a prong, fork: a kind of harpoon. gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  72. Granum; the 60th part of a Troy, and the 72d part of a Poids de marc drachm. Medical Lexicon. A Dictionary of Medical Science
  73. [Latin] A seed, especially of a cereal. na
  74. [Latin] A cereal, such as corn, wheat, rye, or barley. na
  75. A fruit or corn of a cereal; (collect, sing.) wheat or the allied food-grasses or their fruit, corn, a particular species of corn; (pl.; also gg. of Paradise or Guinea gg.) capsules of W.-Afr. plant used as spice& drug; (pl.) refuse malt after brewing or distilling; small hard particle of sand, gold, salt, gunpowder (large, small, -g. powder), incense, &c. smallest unit of weight, 1/5760 of lb. Troy, 1/7000 of lb. av., smallest possible quantity (without a g. of vanity, love, &c.); (Hist.) kermes, cochineal, or dye made from either of these (dye in g., dye in kermes, dye in any fast colour, dye in the fibre or thoroughly; in g., thorough, genuine, by nature, downright, indelible); (Poet.) dye, colour; granular texture, roughness of surface, mottling; texture, arrangement& size of constituent particles, in flesh, skin, wood, stone, &c.; lines of fibre in wood giving a pattern, lamination or planes of cleavage in coal, stone. &c, (fig.) nature, temper, tendency, (against the g., contrary to inclination); g.-leather, dressed with the g.-side (on which the hair was) out; g.-sick, cattle-disease, distension of rumen; hence grainless, grainy, (-)grained, aa. (Vb) form (t. & i.) into gg.; dye in g.; give granular surface to; remove hair from (hides); paint in imitation of g. of wood or marble; hence grainer (1,2) n. [old French] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  76. Seed of a cereal plant. American pocket medical dictionary.
  77. Twentieth part of a scruple ; or 0.065 of a gram. American pocket medical dictionary.
  78. A seed; a fruit, especially of the cereals. Appleton's medical dictionary.
  79. A weight; 0.065 gram. See table of weights and measures, in appendix. Appleton's medical dictionary.
  80. The direction of the fibers or layers of a solid substance. [Lat.] Appleton's medical dictionary.
  81. [L.] A red dye made from kermes. Glossary of terms and phrases - Percy
  82. [L.] The 1/1000 th part of a pound avoirdupois. The grain was originally the weight of a grain [granum] of barley. Glossary of terms and phrases - Percy
  83. n. [French, Latin] A kernel; especially of corn, wheat, &c.:—the fruit of certain kindred plants which constitute the chief food of man, viz, corn, wheat, rye, oats, barley, and the like—used collectively;—any small, hard particle; a small portion;—a small weight, being the 20th part of a scruple in apothecaries’ weight, and the 24th of a pennyweight troy;—a red colour of any tint or hue,especially Tyrian purple;—that arrangement of the particles of any body which determines its comparative roughness; direction of the veins or fibres of wood;—hence, natural temper, disposition, or inclination;—pl. The husks or remains of malt after brewing, or of any grain after distillation; hence, any residuum. Cabinet Dictionary
  84. A single feed of corn; corn; the feed of any fruit; any minute particle; the smallest weight; any thing proverbially small; Grain of allowance, something indulged or remitted; the direction of the fibres of wood, or other fibrous matter; died or stained substance; temper, disposition humour; the form of the surface with regard to roughness and smoothness. Complete Dictionary

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