Yorkshire grit

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Yorkshire grit a kind of stone used for polishing marble, and copperplates for engravers.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Yorkshire grit a grit from Yorkshire used for polishing
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Usage

In literature:

The Millstone Grit series is prominent in Lancashire, Derbyshire, N. Staffordshire, Yorkshire and in the Forest of Dean.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 4" by Various
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