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Meaning of GRINDSTONE

Pronunciation:  'grInd`stown

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a revolving stone shaped like a disk; used to grind or sharpen or polish edge tools
 

GRINDSTONE is a 10 letter word that starts with G.

 

 See Also: sharpener, stone

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Grind"stone`\, n.
A flat, circular stone, revolving on an axle, for grinding or
sharpening tools, or shaping or smoothing objects.

{To} {hold, pat, or bring} {one's nose to the grindstone}, to
   oppress one; to keep one in a condition of servitude.

         They might be ashamed, for lack of courage, to
         suffer the Laced[ae]monians to hold their noses to
         the grindstone.                       --Sir T.
                                               North.

 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Dreaming that you are turning a grindstone, symbolizes vitality and well-directed energy which will lead to prosperity. Dreaming that you are sharpening tools on a grindstone means that your friends will always be there to lend a helping hand.
 

 

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