Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples
IPA transcription: [ɡɹ'aɪndst,oʊn]
meaning of the word
a revolving stone shaped like a disk; used to grind or sharpen or polish edge tools
This was something like a gigantic grindstone which rolled in the groove and was large enough to cover the opening when the tomb was closed.
The Boots and the Broker were sharpening a spade-- Each working the grindstone in turn: But the Beaver went on making lace, and displayed No interest in the concern: