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grindstone
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Hard Times
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  • Now you know;’ here his countenance expressed marvellous acuteness; ’I can see as far into a grindstone as another man; farther than a good many, perhaps, because I had my nose well kept to it when I was young.

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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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