One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Designating ore, especially high-grade gold ore, which has been stolen from a mine. Now historical.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Farmer's Monthly Visitor. From high + grade + -ed<br>1930s; earliest use found in Nevada State Journal. From high-grade + -ed.
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