quarter grain


quarter grain

quarter grain ExamplesWord Origin noun

  1. the grain appearing in quartersawed wood.

Origin of quarter grain First recorded in 1695–1705 Examples from the Web for quarter grain Historical Examples of quarter grain

  • For the pains I prescribed some quarter-grain tablets of sulphate of morphia, and went away.

    The Purple Cloud

    M.P. Shiel

  • British Dictionary definitions for quarter grain quarter grain noun

    1. the grain of quartersawn timber

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