Yorkshire grit

a kind of stone used for polishing marble, and copperplates for engravers.

See also: Yorkshire

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But, showing true Yorkshire grit, he bounced back with rounds of 74, 74 for a respectable finish.
And Gary was so important for us - the mental strength he showed, determination and Yorkshire grit.
ENGLAND'S man of the moment Joe Root put his side's day one Ashes fightback down to a slice of luck and a dash of Yorkshire grit.
And with true Yorkshire grit, gutsy Armitstead - who was feared to have broken her leg in the smash - resolved to race in next week's national championships.
Continuing to deputise for injured skipper Phil Jagielka, John Stones showed some Yorkshire grit to his usual silky approach as he played over 45 minutes wearing a heavily-strapped head bandage after he'd been left blood-spattered following an aerial challenge with Luuk de Jong.
There was also a Yorkshire grit about him - he was determined and a consummate professional.
It is still without a backer, but unlike many other bigger racecourses, Doncaster, under the management of Yvonne Freeborn, has shown a bit of true Yorkshire grit and pride and refused to downgrade in either prize-money or status.
As Paul Collingwood lifted the trophy above his head in Barbados, it was a pity the victory hadn't been down to Yorkshire grit or Surrey artistry.
Yorkshire grit and determination and we couldn't get through them.
Not that Pritchard expects anything other than Yorkshire grit being required against Guiseley.
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