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stone-ground

[stohn-ground]
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  1. (of wheat or other grain) ground between millstones, especially those made of burstone, so as to retain the whole of the grain and preserve nutritional content.

Origin of stone-ground

First recorded in 1900–05
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Examples from the Web for stoneground

Historical Examples

  • The view of Stoneground Vicarage, therefore, was shown to her upon its arrival.

    The Stoneground Ghost Tales

    E. G. Swain

  • The fire is still spoken of in Stoneground with great regret.

  • “The Vicar of Stoneground, without a doubt,” said Mr. Batchel.

  • He seldom desires a long acquaintance either with Stoneground or its people.

  • Stoneground, however, is no longer the inaccessible village, which in the middle ages stood out above a waste of waters.


British Dictionary definitions for stoneground

stoneground

adjective
  1. (of flour) ground with millstones
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