Crossgrained

Definition of Crossgrained

Cross´grained   Pronunciation: ~gr?nd`
a.1.Having the grain or fibers run diagonally, or more or less transversely and irregularly, so as to interfere with splitting or planing.
If the stuff proves crossgrained, . . . then you must turn your stuff to plane it the contrary way.
- Moxon.
2.Perverse; untractable; contrary; difficult to deal with.
She was none of your crossgrained, termagant, scolding jades.
- Arbuthnot.
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