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  1. grains(Noun)

    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. grains(Noun)

    Plural form of grain.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Grains

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

  2. Grains(noun)

    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. grains

    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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  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. Paddy Lowe:

    It's the first time we'll see the supersoft compound used at this track... and that will likely create a more extreme example of what we saw in Bahrain, where the best qualifying tire is unlikely to be a great race tire, every team is bound to want to qualify on the supersoft, but if it grains( wears) in the race, we could see cars stopping in the first five laps.

  2. Ronald Hoffman:

    For peak testosterone production, some carbs are necessary, but preferably the slowly metabolized kind from high-fiber fruits, vegetables, whole grains and legumes.

  3. 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.

  4. Samantha Heller:

    While there is no way to know the lifestyle of all cancer patients, it is a safe bet to say that at this point the evidence points to a diet of primarily whole grains, legumes, vegetables, fruits, nuts and seeds, consuming little or no alcohol, regular exercise and not smoking tobacco as ways to help reduce cancer risk.

  5. Michel Eyquem de Montaigne:

    There never were, in the world, two opinions alike, no more than two hairs, or two grains the most universal quality is diversity.

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