Definition of well-ground in US English:

well-ground

adjective

  • 1Thoroughly or properly abraded, fashioned, or sharpened by grinding.

  • 2Reduced to very or sufficiently small particles by grinding; thoroughly or properly ground.

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in John Lydgate (c1370–c1449), poet and prior of Hatfield Regis. From well + ground.

Pronunciation

well-ground

/ˌwɛlˈɡraʊnd/