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grange

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n grange an outlying farm
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Grange A building for storing grain; a granary.
    • Grange A farm; generally, a farm with a house at a distance from neighbors.
    • Grange A farmhouse of a monastery, where the rents and tithes, paid in grain, were deposited.
    • Grange A farmhouse, with the barns and other buildings for farming purposes. "And eke an officer out for to ride,
      To see her granges and her bernes wide."
      "Nor burnt the grange, nor bussed the milking maid."
    • Grange An association of farmers, designed to further their interests, and particularly to bring producers and consumers, farmers and manufacturers, into direct commercial relations, without intervention of middlemen or traders. The first grange was organized in 1867.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n grange A granary.
    • n grange A farming establishment, including the farm-buildings and granary, attached to a feudal manor or to a religious house, where, in addition to its own crops, the grain paid as rent and tithes was stored.
    • n grange A farm, with its dwelling-house, stables, byres, barns, etc.; particularly, a house or farm at a distance from other houses or villages; the dwelling of a yeoman or gentleman farmer.
    • n grange In the United States, a lodge of the order of “Patrons of Husbandry,” a secret association for the promotion of the interests of agriculture. The special objects of the order are the removal of the restraints and burdens imposed on agriculture by the commercial classes, the railroad and canal companies, etc., and the avoidance of the expense caused by the middlemen or agents who intervene between the producer and the consumer. The association originated at Washington in 1867, and has spread over the whole country, but is most numerous in the northwestern States. There are local and State granges and a national grange. Women are admitted to membership.
    • grange To farm, as revenue or taxes.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Grange grānj a farm-house with its stables and other buildings: :
    • adj Grange pertaining to such
    • n Grange grānj (Milt.) a granary
    • n Grange grānj (U.S.) a lodge of the order of 'Patrons of Husbandry.'— Gran′ger, a member of a farmer's grange
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. grange, barn, LL. granea, from L. granum, grain. See Grain a kernel
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. grange, barn—Low L. granea—L. granum, grain.

Usage

In literature:

La Grange, Miss Kate C., Albany.
"The American Missionary - Volume 52, No. 1, March, 1898" by Various
As the party rode towards Hewell Grange, they asked all whom they met to join them.
"It Might Have Been" by Emily Sarah Holt
From the wreck of the abbey itself the great multitude swept away too the granges and barns of the abbey farms.
"Stray Studies from England and Italy" by John Richard Greene
For all that, he reached Storeton Grange in time and, running up the drive, saw lights in the windows and a car waiting at the door.
"Brandon of the Engineers" by Harold Bindloss
I was born near La Grange, Oldham county, Ky., March 7, 1836.
"Autobiography of Frank G. Allen, Minister of the Gospel" by Frank G. Allen
Moor Grange was a half-way house, the great meeting-place of all the Brodricks.
"The Creators" by May Sinclair
We must be represented at the State legislature, and we can't do that unless we make the grange a political factor.
"A Spoil of Office" by Hamlin Garland
They lined our kopjes overlooking Willow Grange, Weston, and Estcourt.
"South Africa and the Transvaal War, Vol. 2 (of 6)" by Louis Creswicke
If you were to visit Craymoor Grange now, you would find no old laundry.
"A Stable for Nightmares" by J. Sheridan Le Fanu
And I want you to make a funny sign-board to flap from a pole, the way they did in 'Rudder Grange.
"At the Sign of the Jack O'Lantern" by Myrtle Reed
In another half hour Montagu Grange was stripped of timber bare as the Row itself.
"A Daughter of Raasay" by William MacLeod Raine
In this period must also be placed the building of the great tumuli of the New Grange group.
"The Bronze Age in Ireland" by George Coffey
Shortly afterward he died in peace at La Grange, surrounded by his children and calling for his dead wife.
"A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year" by Edwin Emerson
Why don't you admit it, Grange, Larry thought as he staggered through the companionway toward his cabin.
"A Place in the Sun" by C.H. Thames
These fees and dues support the subordinate Granges, the State Grange, and the National Grange.
"Chapters in Rural Progress" by Kenyon L. Butterfield
Loquet de Granges, Lieutenant, do.
"The Diplomatic Correspondence of the American Revolution, Vol. I" by Various
Clarksville, Hannibal, Saverton, and La Grange are commercial sites on the Mississippi, above the mouth of Missouri.
"A New Guide for Emigrants to the West" by J. M. Peck
The main limestone has been worked at Fordyce, near Grange east of Keith, and at Keith and Dufftown.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 2" by Various
I hope Hugh was not really vexed about our going to the Grange.
"Wee Wifie" by Rosa Nouchette Carey
At the beginning of this term there were twenty-six girls in the little community assembled at Marlowe Grange.
"The Madcap of the School" by Angela Brazil
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In poetry:

Yet never a path, from day to day,
The pilgrim's footsteps range,
Save but the solitary way
To Burndale's ruin'd grange.
"The Gray Brother" by Sir Walter Scott
Nottman had sent down the wife for a change
To the old folks living at Riverly Grange,
A quiet sleepy sort of a town,
Save when the engines went up and down.
"Nottman" by Alexander Anderson
Those lumbering horses in the steady plough,
On the bare field - I wonder, why, just now,
They seemed terrible, so wild and strange,
Like magic power on the stony grange.
"Horses" by Edwin Muir
The Private Soldier is the man who comes
From mart, or plain, or grange, or sylvan glade,
To answer calls of trumpets and of drums--
So came the Soldier of Mahone's Brigade.
"Mahone's Brigade" by James Barron Hope
'Taint nuthin' like et uster be,
Wid ax, an' hoe, an' plow; dat's changed;
Dar's Bishop Smith wid his D. D.,
Presidin' Elder Reveren' Grange,
An' Madum Sloan, what leas'd de quare.
"Nicknames" by Samuel Alfred Beadle
WHEN you were a lad that lacked a trade,
Oh, many's the thing you'd see on the way
From Kill-o'-the-Grange to Ballybrack,
And from Cabinteely down into Bray,
When you walked these roads the whole of a day.
"Dublin Roads" by Padraic Colum

In news:

Irene Percoski, Enfield Grange #151 Ellington.
Among those in attendance at the Cambria-Somerset County Grange picnic were from left: Jim Mowry, Master of the Somerset County Pomona Grange .
Carl Meiss, Master of the Pennsylvania State Grange .
William H Ringler, past Master of the Pennsylvania State Grange .
Rudel and Red Grange .
Neil Rudel stands beside the Red Grange statue and discusses the history of the Big Ten and Illinois football prior to kickoff against Penn State.
North Bend's Sallal Grange to hold auction, music Oct 13.
News Features Old Time Fiddlers jam at the Grange Saturday.
Oregon Old Time Fiddlers Association will have a concert followed by an acoustic jam at the Chetco Grange Community Center Saturday, Sept 29.
Grange seeks help in locating photos of leaders.
Buoyed by a resurgence in membership, the San Juan Island Grange is tackling deferred maintenance at its historic Grange Hall on First Street in Friday Harbor.
Little Muskingum Grange 2621 wishes to thank the sponsors of their July annual Horse and Pony Pull.
Grange display winners at the Wayne County Fair, listed in order of placement, were.
LA GRANGE — Organizers of this weekend's Garden Spot Festival — which begins tonight in La Grange at the town's community park on Railroad Street — are readying for the thousands of people who will descend upon their hometown.
"The Grange " is a casino that developers want to build outside of Portland.
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In science:

Gq = G[q ] = {a ∈ G : a realizes q} = (p∗ ∪ q)(C) (c) qB = q [B ] = ∪{q : q ∈ RB } and GB = qB (C) ∩ G and, of course (d) R¯b = RRang(¯b) and q¯b = qRang(¯b) and G¯b = GRang(¯b) .
Definable groups for dependent and 2-dependent theories
The process can again be described phenomenologically as involving dissipative forces acting on the fission degree of freedom (Grang´e and Weidenm¨uller, 1980).
Random Matrices and Chaos in Nuclear Physics
Jacobson, The Unified Modeling Language User Guide, Addison-Wesley, Boston (1999). 17) H. Burkhardt et al., “Geant4 Standard Electromagnetic Package”, Proc. Conf. on Monte Carlo Method: Versatility Unbounded in a Dynamic Computing World, American Nuclear Society, La Grange Park, Illinois, USA (2005). 18) S.
New techniques in Monte Carlo simulation: experience with a prototype of generic programming application to Geant4 physics processes
One of the author (SAA) would like to thank Joe Grange (MiniBooNE group) for stimulating discussions while he was visiting our department recently.
On the New Puzzling Results from MiniBooNE
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