Usage examples for grindstone

  1. What she must see to was that Daffingdon got the commission from the Grindstone or his proper share in it: those nine old men must accept his ideas and his sketches if this marriage were to become a fact. – Under the Skylights by Henry Blake Fuller
  2. People grumbled that " Popish darts were whet afresh on a Dutch grindstone – Oxford by Lang, Andrew
  3. Only Annie seemed to go softly in and out, and cry, with nobody along of her, chiefly in the corner where the bees are and the grindstone – Lorna Doone, A Romance of Exmoor by R. D. Blackmore