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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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When only using one bullet seated magazine length, chamber selection is easy, as was the situation when 69 grainers were the only option.
They spotted uniforms through the gray drizzle and had to jump from the boxcar and run for it, dodging grainers on a drag line, stumbling over tie plates and rails.
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).
That's really pushing a 210 grainer, and what a flat-shooting elk load it would make