Origin of ingrain
How to use ingrain in a sentence
This is a guy who has his son-in-law clean his eyeglasses, for crying out loud.
Her travel clique has been known to arrive at an airport, bags packed, passport-in-hand, within hours of spotting a deal.‘We Out Here’: Inside the New Black Travel Movement|Charlise Ferguson|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Earl Spencer adds, “Effectively, my great-grandfather sold his children to his father-in-law.”The Real-Life ‘Downton’ Millionairesses Who Changed Britain|Tim Teeman|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The lack of a gun is not likely to be a major problem for close-in air-to-air dogfights against other jets.
But those weapons are of limited utility, especially during close-in fights.
And I have not had the first morsel of food prepared from this grain offered me since I reached the shores of Europe.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
Even if poverty were gone, the flail could still beat hard enough upon the grain and chaff of humanity.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
Such throats are trying, are they not?In case one catches cold; Ah, yes!
The small grain crops had been burned to a crisp, and disaster hung over the land.The Homesteader|Oscar Micheaux
The delicious soft rains set in early, promising a good grain year.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
British Dictionary definitions for ingrain
- a carpet made from ingrained yarn
- such yarn