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  1. grainsnoun

    An iron fish spear with a number of points half-barbed inwardly.

    1770: Served 5 lb of fish per man which was caught by striking with grains uE000220706uE001 journal of Stephen Forwood (gunner on H.M. Bark Endeavour), 4 May 1770, quoted by Parkin (page 195).

    Etymology: Spear sense from Old Norse grein meaning division. (Reference: Ray Parkin, H. M. Bark Endeavour, Miegunyah Press, second edition 2003, ISBN 0-522-85093-6, page 196.)

  2. grainsnoun

    Plural form of grain.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Grains

    see 5th Grain, n., 2 (b)

  2. Grainsnoun

    pigeon's dung used in tanning. See Grainer. n., 1

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. grains

    A five-pronged fish-spear, grains signifying branches.

Editors Contribution

  1. grainsnoun

    Plural noun of grain.

    In some cereals there are a number of a variety of grains.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 26, 2016  

Anagrams for grains »

  1. arsing, in rags, Nigras, rasing, Rigans

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of grains in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of grains in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of grains in a Sentence

  1. Leandro Pierbattisti:

    The situation is pretty complicated because there's too much water on the ground in southern Cordoba, Santa Fe and especially Entre Rios provinces. There are huge delays in harvesting, the 56 million tonne estimated from the grains exchange is realistic, and it could even be worse depending on weather conditions over the next weeks.

  2. Veronica Dolorico:

    I weighed in at 14 kilos of residuals, so I got 7 kilos of rice grains. This is a big help for us to have one kilo of rice for the day, i feel that our surroundings are really dirty. If only I could, I would pick up all the plastics along the road when I walk outside.

  3. Tyron Edwards:

    Happiness is like manna; it is to be gathered in grains, and enjoyed every day. It will not keep; it cannot be accumulated; nor have we got to go out of ourselves or into remote places to gather it, since it has rained down from a Heaven, at our very door.

  4. Clifford Villalon:

    Through the years, people of the world (young and old) build castles in the sands. Grains of different styles, shapes and sizes representing a common notion... beauty and harmony.

  5. Angela Lemond:

    You want to get that flavor in so when they get older and can handle more fiber and whole grains, they’re going to choose that for themselves.

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