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English → English (gcide) Definition: Crossgrained Crossgrained \Cross"grained\ (-gr?nd`), a. 1. Having the grain or fibers run diagonally, or more or less transversely and irregularly, so as to interfere with splitting or planing. [1913 Webster] If the stuff proves crossgrained, . . . then you must turn your stuff to plane it the contrary way. --Moxon. [1913 Webster] 2. Perverse; untractable; contrary; difficult to deal with. Syn: balky, contrarious. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5] She was none of your crossgrained, termagant, scolding jades. --Arbuthnot. [1913 Webster]


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