grindstone


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a revolving stone shaped like a disk

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It warn't no slouch of an idea; and it warn't no slouch of a grindstone nuther; but we allowed we'd tackle it.
Our hole was pretty big, but it warn't big enough to get the grindstone through; but Jim he took the pick and soon made it big enough.
Dede and Ferguson, between them, after a patient struggle, taught Daylight poetry, so that in the end he might have been often seen, sitting slack in the saddle and dropping down the mountain trails through the sun-flecked woods, chanting aloud Kipling's "Tomlinson," or, when sharpening his ax, singing into the whirling grindstone Henley's "Song of the Sword.
These two whole days I took up in grinding my tools, my machine for turning my grindstone performing very well.
Dan sluiced the pen energetically, unshipped the table, set it up to dry in the moonlight, ran the red knife-blades through a wad of oakum, and began to sharpen them on a tiny grindstone, as Harvey threw offal and backbones overboard under his direction.
She brings everything to a grindstone,' said Steerforth, and sharpens it, as she has sharpened her own face and figure these years past.
After grinding a number of dull blades - of whom it was remarkable that their fathers, when influential, were always going to help him to preferment, but always forgot to do it when the blades had left the Grindstone - he had wearied of that poor work and had come to London.
The very grindstone 'ull go on turning a bit after you loose it.
A clamp holds the chain firm at just the right angle, while the spinning grindstone swivels down into the leading edge of the cutter.
The UCD commerce student recently started an internship in Grant Thornton and is grateful his boss gave him some time off before and after the All-Ireland final, while in football terms he's back to the grindstone as early as this Saturday.
Smokey Project Is Located Approximately 18 Miles Northwest Of Elk Creek, California, On The Grindstone District.
It's noses to the grindstone at Defence with 570 opt-outs and 550 at Health.
ContactUS Communications has assumed operations at a new location in Grindstone, Pennsylvania as of April 1, the company said.
Stone: According to a publication of 1649 "A Scot, a rat, and a Newcastle grindstone you may find all the world over.