Yorkshire grit
Yorkshire York"shire, n. A county in the north of England. [1913 Webster]

{Yorkshire grit}, a kind of stone used for polishing marble, and copperplates for engravers. --Simmonds.

{Yorkshire pudding}, a batter pudding baked under meat. [1913 Webster]


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  • Yorkshire grit — noun A grit from Yorkshire used for polishing • • • Main Entry: ↑Yorkish …   Useful english dictionary

  • Yorkshire — York shire, n. A county in the north of England. [1913 Webster] {Yorkshire grit}, a kind of stone used for polishing marble, and copperplates for engravers. Simmonds. {Yorkshire pudding}, a batter pudding baked under meat. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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