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Clear Grit (The)

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The real thing, as “champagne is … if it be but the clear grit” (Anglo-Saxon, gryt, bolted flour).

⁂ A man of grit, or clear grit, is one of decision, from whom all doubt or vacillation has been bolted out, as husks from fine flour.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Clear Day (A)
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Clear out for Guam (To)
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