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Grain

A unit of weight equivalent to one 7,000th of one pound.
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You had your 115s, your 124s, your 147s, and the one odd 127 grainer.
Some believed 80 grainers were as far as the diminutive .223 Remington case could support but another smart guy proved that wrong.
He rode every kind of car: coil cars, piggyback cars, grainers, hoppers, quarry tubs.
For instance, upon arriving in Panama, when Melinda meets the Grainers, another American family in the hotel, her response is not pleasure at having other Americans to talk to but an immediate classification of the Grainers as "Poor-whites" (119).