verb (used with object)
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Idioms for grist
Origin of grist
OTHER WORDS FROM gristgrister, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for grist
The raw little companies that represent the grist that will shape itself into the next set of giants.US seed-stage investing flourished during pandemic|Natasha Mascarenhas|December 24, 2020|TechCrunch
All of this would seem to be grist for some tough questions in a confirmation hearing.Cotton’s claim that Mayorkas was ‘guilty of selling green cards to Chinese nationals’|Glenn Kessler|December 11, 2020|Washington Post
One year of skiing is enough to learn that you’re more than grist for the economic mill.
Here they are not merely grist for conversation; they are the most distant extension of American military power.Heart of Darkness: Into Afghanistan’s Taliban Valley|Matt Trevithick, Daniel Seckman|November 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And in their spare time, those cowpunchers, ranchers, and old rodeo riders will use their experiences as grist for cowboy poetry.After 30 Years of Growth, the Cowboy Poetry Festival Tries to Keep Its Pioneer Spirit|John L. Smith|February 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Likewise, the “triumph” of Kosovo is pure grist from the national security propaganda mill.
David Roberts of Grist tweeted Sunday that Ferguson apparently isn't concerned about climate change.
What might sound like grist for late-night comics is, in fact, a serious matter for a reporter.Sheldon Adelson, the Billionaire Who Bankrupted Me|John L. Smith|February 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But men we had known and trails we had followed furnished us plenty of grist for the conversational mill.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
A mill used exclusively for grinding grain for local consumption was called a grist or custom mill.
A portion of the grist was usually allowed the owner for his services.
Saw mills, grist mills, and cotton gins, are either erecting or erected throughout the country.The Indian in his Wigwam|Henry R. Schoolcraft
Verily, the mills of the gods grind slowly, but what a grist they grind!Over the Rocky Mountains to Alaska|Charles Warren Stoddard
British Dictionary definitions for grist
- grain intended to be or that has been ground
- the quantity of such grain processed in one grinding