grain

Part of speech: noun

To yield fruit.

Part of speech: verb

To granulate.

Part of speech: verb

To paint or stain in imitation of the grain of wood.

Part of speech: noun

Any very small hard mass; a seed; kernel; minute particle.

Part of speech: noun

Cereals, collectively.

Part of speech: noun

A weight, the 1/ 7000 Part of a pound avoirdupois.

Part of speech: noun

Texture; direction of fibers, as of wood.

Part of speech: noun

Innate quality or character.

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Usage examples "grain":

  1. For this same money, though it will be given, Will yet come from them much against the grain; But I have found a way to force them to't. - "The Comedies of Terence", Publius Terentius Afer.
  2. On the ground some grain was scattered. - "Five Little Friends", Sherred Willcox Adams Maud and Miska Petersham.
  3. Honestly, I do feel a deep interest in farming; and of all the grain that grows I dearly love the barley. - "Molly Bawn", Margaret Wolfe Hamilton.