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grindstone
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David Copperfield
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  • She brings everything to a grindstone,’ said Steerforth, and sharpens it, as she has sharpened her own face and figure these years past.
  • I told you she took everything, herself included, to a grindstone, and sharpened it.

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  • Do you have a grindstone to sharpen the knife?
  • The mill had a water-powered grindstone to grind wheat into flour.

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