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grist

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noun \ˈgrist\

Definition of grist

  1. 1 a :  grain or a batch of grain for grinding b :  the product obtained from a grist of grain including the flour or meal and the grain offals

  2. 2 :  a required or usual amount

  3. 3 :  matter of interest or value forming the basis of a story or analysis

  4. 4 :  something turned to advantage or use —used especially in the phrase grist for one's mill



Origin of grist

Middle English, from Old English grīst; akin to Old English grindan to grind


First Known Use: before 12th century

Rhymes with grist



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grist

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noun \ˈgrist\

Definition of grist

  1. :  grain to be ground or that is already ground




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