grist

Part of speech: noun

A portion of grain to be ground.

Part of speech: noun

A supply.

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Usage examples "grist":

  1. " Well, there was a little grist- mill near by, and the folks had raised a little wheat and some potatoes and peas. - "Two Years in Oregon", Wallis Nash.
  2. My father has the grist- mill here. - "The Flag", Homer Greene.
  3. It lies like a huge mill, perfect but idle, waiting for the grist that will never come to be crushed between its ruthless wheels. - "The Slave Of The Lamp", Henry Seton Merriman.