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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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Most folks wanted a match barrel with a decreased twist rate of 1:9 or 1:10 for shooting 69 grainers and similar match bullets of the era.
But the BBC prevented Grainer from giving Delia a co-composer credit.
He rode every kind of car: coil cars, piggyback cars, grainers, hoppers, quarry tubs.
19) For his part, the tune's composer, Ron Grainer, was delighted with Derbyshire's contribution and sought, unsuccessfully for her, a share of the credit and royalties, but he was overruled.
Johnson's simple writing allows you to focus on the tragedy of Grainer, who struggles to adapt to an everchanging world.
Deborah Kelleher of Springfield, Thomas Finney II of Worcester, David LaForest of Palmer, Lynn Grainer, Steven Audette and Elizabeth Marone all of FLA; 33 great-grandchildren, 9 great-great-grandchildren; and a sister, Elaine Slaton of Plant City, FLA.
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Gianni, born and raised in New York, first studied painting at age 16 with his grandfather, Franco Monteleone, a successful illustrator and wood grainer.
Grainer, as "God's country" where "anybody can come poor and anybody can git rich.
Enhanced with a biography of composer Ron Grainer, cast member filmographies, and a scene index, Flickers is a welcome, entertaining, and certain to be popular addition to any personal or community library DVD collection.
Contact: Jim Grainer, GreenShift, phone 973-398-8183, website http://www.