Origin of grater
Examples from the Web for grater
Historical Examples of grater
"Here are some in the grater," said Miss Ophelia, holding them up.Uncle Tom's Cabin
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Below them on the roof, Jeremiah and Grater were dancing outrageously.
"If we meet Jeremiah and Grater, we'll eat our cooky quick," Hortense said.
We were hunting the great Cat and Grater, who are our enemies.
He brought the grater, and she grated the bread on to a newspaper on the table.Sons and Lovers
David Herbert Lawrence
- a kitchen utensil with sharp-edged perforations for grating carrots, cheese, etc
- a person or thing that grates
Word Origin and History for grater
instrument for scraping (bread, ginger, etc.), late 14c., from Old French grateor, agent noun from grater (see grate (v.)).