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grist / grist/ • n. grain that is ground to make flour. ∎  malt crushed to make mash for brewing. ∎ fig. useful material, esp. to back up an argument: the research provided the most sensational grist for opponents of tobacco. PHRASES: grist for the mill useful experience, material, or knowledge.

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Grist

a lot; a number; a quantity; a supply for an occasion; the grain which is to be ground at the mill.

Examples: grist of bees, 1848; of corn [awaiting grinding], 1483; of flies; of grain [amount carried to the mill at one time]; of hope, 1623; of meal; of rain, 1840.

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grist

grist †grinding OE.; corn to be ground XV. OE. grist :- Gmc. *ʒrinst-, f. *ʒrindan GRIND.

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grist

grist Cereal for grinding.

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