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  1. (of wood) fine in texture or having inconspicuous annual rings.
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Origin of close-grained

First recorded in 1745–55
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Related Words for close-grained

solid, tight, tough, sturdy, hard, unyielding, substantial, rigid, thick, stiff, compact, firm, short, crowded, confining, restricted, confined, narrow, packed, congested

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  1. (of wood) dense or compact in texture
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