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1. Indentation; roughening; milling, as on edges of coins.
2. A process in dressing leather, by which the skin is
softened and the grain raised.
3. Painting or staining, in imitation of the grain of wood,
4. (Soap Making) The process of separating soap from spent
lye, as with salt.
\Grain"ing\, n. (Zo["o]l.)
A small European fresh-water fish (Leuciscus vulgaris); -
called also dobule, and dace.