What does the word grinder mean?

Usage examples for grinder

  1. Henry spoke to the grinder, and asked him if there was anything amiss with the stone. – Put Yourself in His Place by Charles Reade
  2. This happened to be an organ grinder, who made his appearance at the gate. – A Sweet Little Maid by Amy E. Blanchard
  3. Crumb it by rolling on a pastry board or putting it through a meat grinder. – School and Home Cooking by Carlotta C. Greer