All grist that comes to my mill. All is appropriated that comes to
me; all is made use of that comes in my way. Grist is all that quantity
of corn which is to be ground or crushed at one time. The phrase means,
all that is brought—good, bad, and indifferent corn, with all refuse
and waste—is put into the mill and ground together. (See
To bring grist to the mill.
To supply customers or furnish supplies.
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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