2. The coarse part of meal.
4. (Science: geology) a hard, coarse-grained siliceous sandstone; as, millstone grit; called also gritrock and gritstone. The name is also applied to a finer sharp-grained sandstone; as, grindstone grit.
6. Firmness of mind; invincible spirit; unyielding courage; fortitude.
Origin: oe, greet, greot, sand, gravel, as. Greot grit, sant, dust; akin to os griott, OFries. Gret gravel, OHG. Grioz, g. Griess, Icel. Grjot, and to E. Groats, grout. See Groats, Grout, and cf. Grail gravel.
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... the fear they choose not to deal with. Fear causes many people to do things they would not otherwise do. But, real courage does take stamina and grit. It takes evidence and examines it, and brings it out for discussion among those concerned. Fear can be used to control. We all know that. We are ...
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