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grout


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Grout  \Grout\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Grouted};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Grouting}.] 
  To  fill  up  or  finish  with  grout,  as  the  joints  between 
  stones. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Grout  \Grout\,  n.  [AS.  grut;  akin  to  grytt  G.  gr["u]tze, 
  griess  Icel.  grautr  Lith.  grudas  corn,  kernel,  and  Z. 
  groats.] 
  1.  Coarse  meal;  ground  malt;  pl  groats. 
 
  2.  Formerly,  a  kind  of  beer  or  ale.  [Eng.] 
 
  3.  pl  Lees;  dregs;  grounds.  [Eng.]  ``Grouts  of  tea.'' 
  --Dickens. 
 
  4.  A  thin,  coarse  mortar,  used  for  pouring  into  the  joints  of 
  masonry  and  brickwork;  also  a  finer  material,  used  in 
  finishing  the  best  ceilings.  Gwilt. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  grout 
  n  :  a  thin  mortar  that  can  be  poured  and  used  to  fill  cracks  in 
  masonry  or  brickwork 
  v  :  bind  with  grout;  "grout  the  bathtub" 




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