verb (used with object)
- to make a raised edge on (a coin or the like).
- to make narrow, radial grooves on the raised edge of (a coin or the like).
verb (used without object)
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Example sentences from the Web for mill
The “doctorate” Duke claims is from an anti-Semitic Ukranian “diploma mill” as described by the State Department.
The language school did not focus on providing instruction but instead was a visa mill.ISIS, Boko Haram, and the Growing Role of Human Trafficking in 21st Century Terrorism|Louise I. Shelley|December 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Not even Radio Bemba (Cuban slang for the rumor mill) had picked up the signal.The Life and Hard Times Of The Family A Cuban Defector Left Behind|Brin-Jonathan Butler|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Did you know that you can purchase and mill 80 percent receivers without a license?
Kids ranging from 17 down to elementary-school age mill about, waiting to be called by the court.
But men we had known and trails we had followed furnished us plenty of grist for the conversational mill.
Sounds rotten, but that's their style; and you've been through the mill at home enough to know what it is to be knifed socially.
Along in the afternoon Porter's force was located near Moore's Mill, about four miles distant.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn
The first steam rolling mill, with the exception of the one at Soho, was put up at Bradley ironworks.Showell's Dictionary of Birmingham|Thomas T. Harman and Walter Showell
They heard how in the early spring in the meadow by the mill-dam Tim and I had stopped our ploughs to draw lots and he had lost.The Soldier of the Valley|Nelson Lloyd
British Dictionary definitions for mill (1 of 3)
Derived forms of millmillable, adjective
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Idioms and Phrases with mill
see grist for the mill; mills of the gods grind slowly; run of the mill; through the mill; tilt at windmills.