milled

[ mild ]
/ mɪld /

verb

simple past tense and past participle of mill1.

adjective

(of a coin) struck by a mill or press and usually finished with transverse ribs or grooves: milled dimes and quarters.
ground or hulled in a mill: milled wheat.
pressed flat by rolling: milled board.
Obsolete. (of metal) polished by mechanical means: a suit of milled armor.

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Origin of milled

First recorded in 1615–25; mill1 + -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM milled

un·milled, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for milled

milled
/ (mɪld) /

adjective

(of coins, etc) having a grooved or fluted edge
made or treated in a mill
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