Topic: ROADS

Sense: 1-2
Origin: Old English greot
Sense: 3
Origin: Old English grytt


1 noun
grit1 [uncountable]
1TTR very small pieces of stone or sand:
Make sure both surfaces are free from dust and grit.
The council is responsible for putting grit on icy roads.
2 informal determination and courage [= guts]


American EnglishDF a type of grain that is roughly crushed and cooked, and often eaten for breakfast

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