Yorkshire grit

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

See also: Yorkshire

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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It has already proved to be a challenging season, but the reliable combination of pride, passion, true Yorkshire grit and plenty of tea helps to keep everything on track.
The combination of Yorkshire grit and Scouse heart have combined well to ensure that no quarter is given and such commitment was lapped up by Black Country fans as he steamed into El Ghazi with the kind of full-blooded challenge that Old Swan's Ron Atkinson, who managed both the Baggies and Villa used to call "a reducer."
The combination of Yorkshire Grit and Scouse heart have combined well to ensure that no quarter is given and such commitment was lapped up by Black Country fans as he steamed into El Ghazi with the kind of full-blooded challenge that Old Swan's Ron Atkinson, who managed both the Baggies and Villa used to call "a reducer." Although he's now had a season on loan in the Championship himself, Dutch winger El Ghazi, brought up at Ajax and now owned by French club Lille is probably still getting used to such robust tackles.
I want them to go out there and enjoy their cricket and hopefully I can help instil some of that Yorkshire grit."
Skipper Will Quarmby, 36, a gardener from Ripon, said: "We've done it - 3,000 miles of open ocean crossed with nothing but oars and Yorkshire grit."
POP princess Britney Spears gets a warm 'ow do as she swaps Las Vegas glitz for Yorkshire grit.
Winning just two in the last 12 games in a season of high expectation has tested far more experienced players than Holgate but the England Under-21 star who followed the same Barnsley to Everton trail as John Stones is made of pure Yorkshire grit.
Just two wins in the last 12 games in a season of high expectation has tested far more experienced players than Holgate but the England Under-21 star, who followed the same Barnsley to Everton trail asJohn Stones, is made of pure Yorkshire grit.
LONDON -- Joe Root showed plenty of Yorkshire grit in making 89 as England beat Pakistan by four wickets in Saturday's second one-day international at Lord's after a collision with team-mate Adil Rashid.
A great combination: Teesside industry and Yorkshire grit!
Mr Mitchell called her "a five-foot bundle of Yorkshire grit and determination absolutely committed to helping other people".
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