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[mil-rahynd, -rind]
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  1. rind2.
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Origin of millrind

First recorded in 1535–45; mill1 + rind2
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Examples from the Web for mill-rind

Historical Examples

  • The mill-rind, which takes its name from the iron of a mill-stone—fer de moline—must be set with the crosses.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 3


  • The Mill-rind or Fer-de-moline is, of course, as its name implies, the iron from the centre of a grindstone.

    A Complete Guide to Heraldry

    Arthur Charles Fox-Davies

British Dictionary definitions for mill-rind


  1. an iron support fitted across an upper millstone
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