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Definitiona revolving stone shaped like a disk that is used to grind, sharpen or polish
work — as in the expressions "back to the grindstone" (back to work) or "keep your nose to the grindstone" (keep working hard)
- She brings everything to a grindstone,' said Steerforth, and sharpens it, as she has sharpened her own face and figure these years past.Chapters 19-21 (48% in)
- I told you she took everything, herself included, to a grindstone, and sharpened it.Chapters 28-30 (75% in)
There are no more uses of "grindstone" in David Copperfield.
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