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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Crossgrained(0.01167 detik)
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English → English (gcide)
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.
If the stuff proves crossgrained, . . . then you
must turn your stuff to plane it the contrary way.
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.