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grist

Brewing malt grains that have been cleaned and cracked

grist

[grist]
(agriculture)
Grain for grinding or the products and by-products of grinding.
(food engineering)
Ground malt for brewing.
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All grist to the mill for the choir which can now count Brian Eno (who notably produces recordings forU2) as one of their fans.
YOU don't really expect to get a well-reasoned rant about the obscene amounts of money spent on the Iraq war in the middle of a comedy - but it's all grist to the mill in Boston Legal.
THE fact that Culture Secretary Tessa Jowell has been to Liverpool to seek reassurances that the city's preparations for 2008 are proceeding satisfactorily will undoubtedly add grist to the mill of the cynics who talk down this historic opportunity at every opportunity.
More grist to the mill of CBI director general Sir Digby Jones, who has been waging a one-man campaign on the theme.
A LESS inspiring event than a maiden competition is hard to envisage, but the pounds 500 showpiece of Walthamstow's Golden Jubilee card was grist to the mill for the connections of Blonde Bandit, who scored in good style when making all in 29.
THERE appears to be no end to our television voyeurism and this three-part series is more grist to the mill.
We've got loads more TV, so obviously there's loads more cruddy TV around, which is grist to the mill for programmes like ours, which can look at some of the extremes and find them quite funny.
Requests like these are grist to the mill for extremists like the BNP.
There are a lot of comments that are grist to the mill in this kind of thing.
THE attempts by the Law Commission to water down the definition of murder, thereby signalling the end to a mandatory life sentence, will add further grist to the mill of those who argue that the law is going soft on those who commit such awful crimes.
And grist to the mill of Benjamin Disraeli who famously declared that there were three kinds of lies - lies, damned lies and statistics
All this is grist to the mill for Whats Up Harry's breeder Sean C Burke, who bred the St Mungo Cup winner Carloway Vito and invested heavily in Chart King right at the start by taking to him four bitches.