or stamp·ing mill
[stamp mil or stamp-ing mil]
- a mill or machine in which ore is crushed to powder by means of heavy stamps or pestles.
Origin of stamp mill
First recorded in 1740–50
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Examples from the Web for stamp mill
If you put me in a stamp-mill you couldn't pound out anything else.
It may take the stamp-mill or the smelter to get it out, but it's there all the same.
All about were piles of ore and, not far away, were the ruins of a stamp-mill.
Now, if you'll excuse me, I'll have to go and see about sending some of this ore to the stamp-mill.
A huge horseshoe was tacked over the door of the stamp-mill.The Killer
Stewart Edward White
- metallurgy a machine for crushing ore