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grindstone
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Far from the Madding Crowd
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  • Cainy Ball turned the handle of Gabriel’s grindstone, his head performing a melancholy see-saw up and down with each turn of the wheel.
  • I’ll turn the winch of the grindstone.

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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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