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grits, plural;
  1. Clench (the teeth), esp. in order to keep one's resolve when faced with an unpleasant or painful duty
    • - Congress must grit its teeth and take action
    • - “Not here,” he said through gritted teeth
  2. Move with or make a grating sound
    • - fine red dust that gritted between the teeth
  1. Small, loose particles of stone or sand
    • - she had a bit of grit in her eye
  2. (with numeral) Indicating the grade of fineness of an abrasive
    • - 220-grit paper
  3. A coarse sandstone
    • - layers of impervious shales and grits
  4. Courage and resolve; strength of character
    • - he displayed the true grit of the navy pilot

  1. a hard coarse-grained siliceous sandstone
  2. cover with a grit; "grit roads"
  3. backbone: fortitude and determination; "he didn't have the guts to try it"
  4. clench together; "grit one's teeth"
  5. (grits) coarsely ground hulled corn boiled as a breakfast dish in the southern United States
  6. Grit is the last studio album by Scottish celtic fusion artist Martyn Bennett. It was released October 13, 2003 on the Real World label.
  7. Grit (going back to Old English grytt or grytta or gryttes) is an almost extinct word for bran, chaff, mill-dust also for oats that have been husked but not ground, or that have been only coarsely ground—coarse oatmeal. ...
  8. Grit is a magazine, formerly a weekly newspaper, popular in rural areas throughout the United States during much of the 20th century. It carried the subtitle America's Greatest Family Newspaper. ...
  9. Grit in psychology is a positive, non-cognitive trait, based on an individual’s passion for a particular long-term goal or endstate coupled with a powerful motivation to achieve their respective objective. ...
  10. The Grit is a vegetarian restaurant located at 199 Prince Avenue in Athens, Georgia, U.S.A.
  11. Grits is a food of Native American origin that is common in the Southern United States; it mainly consists of coarsely ground hominy. It is sometimes called sofkee or sofkey from the Creek word. The name 'grits' likely derives from the Northern European grit gruels.
  12. A member or supporter of the Liberal Party of Canada or one of its provincial wings (except for the Quebec provincial wing); Of or belonging to the Liberal Party of Canada
  13. Collection of hard small materials, such as dirt, ground stone, debris from sandblasting or other such grinding, swarf from metalworking; Inedible particles in food; A character trait that encompasses courage, fearlessness, or guts; A measure of relative coarseness of an abrasive material such ...
  14. (Grits) Though the word “grits” can refer to any coarsely ground grain, it is commonly used to mean hominy grits. Grits may be cooked in water or milk, usually by boiling or baking. Grits are usually eaten as a cereal or side dish.
  15. (Grits) Coarsely ground corn that is boiled with a pinch of salt. Hominy grits are prepared from nixtamalized corn.
  16. (GRITS) (Aug 24 - Sept 23) - Your highest aim is to be with others like yourself. You like to huddle together with a big crowd of other Grits. You love  to travel though, so maybe you should think about joining a club. Where do you like to go? ...
  17. (GRITS) A name used to refer to the Liberal party of Canada, this derives from the mid 1800's when it was first applied to members of a radical farmers movement in south-western Ontario. ...
  18. (Grits) A dish made of coarsely ground corn, sometimes topped with cheese, bacon and/or sour cream. Grits are often associated with the Southern U.S, and the food is Native American in origin. To see a list of where to get "Great Grits," visit the Our Faves page.
  19. (Grits) Cornmeal and hominy grits are made from mature white or sometimes yellow corn from which the bran and wheat germ have been removed. Hominy are kernels of corn broken into particles. Grits are grains of hominy broken into smaller uniform particles. Grits are a Southern breakfast tradition.
  20. (Grits) Dried ground hominy (corn that has been soaked in a lye solution to swell the kernels) that is cooked in water to make a porridge.  Grits are a traditional staple in the southern U.S. and come in a variety of grinds from fine to coarse.
  21. (Grits) Enslaved Africans took hominy (the hauled dried kernels of Indian corn) and made grits by grinding the corn hauls and cooking them; grits is similar to eb, which is eaten in Africa.
  22. (Grits) Ground hominy grain, served as breakfast
  23. (Grits) We knew it was a body part, we just didn’t know which one. Whatever it was, you were supposed to kiss it, but only if the opposite party was stomping mad.
  24. (Grits) coarsely ground grain from which the bran and germ have been removed.
  25. (Grits) coarsely ground hominy corn, somewhat similar in appearance to mashed potatoes, but with a grainy texture, often served with butter or gravy.