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GRAIN, weight. The twenty-fourth part of a pennyweight.
     2. For scientific purposes the grain only is used, and sets of weights are constructed in decimal progression, from 10,000 grains downward to one hundredth of a grain.

GRAIN, corn. It signifies wheat, rye, barley, or other corn sown in the ground In Pennsylvania, a tenant for a certain term is entitled to the way- going crop. 5 inn. 289, 258; 2 Binn. 487; 2 Serg. & Rawle, 14.

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While Melinda retires to bed in an attempt to "prove to Thomas what a good wife she was" (135), Thomas believes that his status as a gentleman is unthreatened by the "sordid" atmosphere and appears to think of his participation in the card game as a form of noblesse oblige: "It was necessary policy to be democratic with the Grainers as well as the rest" (138).
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