coffee mill

  1. a small mill for grinding roasted coffee beans.

Origin of coffee mill

First recorded in 1685–95

Words Nearby coffee mill Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use coffee mill in a sentence

  • The 'old coffee mill,' as the sailors dubbed the paying-out gear, kept grinding away. '

  • Hey, Chick, get a move on wi that loadin there, said Bill; youre hardly keepin the ol coffee mill grindin.

    Grapes of wrath | Boyd Cable
  • Then came the Mississippi—the old spinning wheel, coffee mill, windmill, as the discontented sailor called her.

    The Hero of Manila | Rossiter Johnson
  • We passed a coffee-mill with big barbecues, and men spreading out the coffee on them with shovels.

  • You didn't hear that voice when you were patting round grandma's kitchen, making Ruthie's coffee-mill buzz.

    Aunt Madge's Story | Sophie May

British Dictionary definitions for coffee mill

coffee mill

  1. a machine for grinding roasted coffee beans

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