Definition of grind:
- A hard student; a dig.
- Any severe continuous work or occupation; esp., hard and uninteresting study.
- The act of reducing to powder, or of sharpening, by friction.
- To become ground or pulverized by friction; as, this corn grinds well.
- To become polished or sharpened by friction; as, glass grinds smooth; steel grinds to a sharp edge.
- To move with much difficulty or friction; to grate.
- To oppress by severe exactions; to harass.
- To perform hard aud distasteful service; to drudge; to study hard, as for an examination.
- To perform the operation of grinding something; to turn the millstones.
- To reduce to powder by friction, as in a mill, or with the teeth; to crush into small fragments; to produce as by the action of millstones.
- To study hard for examination.
- To wear down, polish, or sharpen, by friction; to make smooth, sharp, or pointed; to whet, as a knife or drill; to rub against one another, as teeth, etc.
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- "Brand Blotters", William MacLeod Raine.
- "Fables for Children, Stories for Children, Natural Science Stories, Popular Education, Decembrists, Moral Tales", Leo Tolstoy.
- "The Portion of Labor", Mary E. Wilkins Freeman.