Origin of miller
- Arthur,1915–2005, U.S. playwright and novelist.
- Glenn,1904–44, U.S. dance bandleader and trombonist.
- Henry,1891–1980, U.S. novelist.
- Joa·quin [wah-keen] /wɑˈkin/, Cincinnatus Heine Miller, 1841–1913, U.S. poet.
- JoeJoseph or Josias Miller, 1684–1738, English actor, after whom Joe Miller's Jestbook was named.
- Merton Howard,1923–2000, U.S. economist: Nobel prize 1990.
- William,1782–1849, U.S. religious leader: founder of the Adventist Church.
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Contemporary Examples of miller
Miller traces his irreverent and subversive streak to a psychedelic experience during the particularly sweltering summer of 1991.
“I had started to become disillusioned with the norms of how people put together social structures,” recalls Miller.
No Emmas, no Ishmaels, no Pips, no Daisies (Miller or Buchanan).What Would Jane Eyre Sext?
December 23, 2014
Miller says it is more dangerous than meeting clients because it takes place in the imagination.
Miller realized he had a partner, another life, and, despite the intimacy she thought they had built, he was just another client.
Historical Examples of miller
The miller with his three elder sons had come straight from the mill.In the Heart of Vosges
Miller, when in the very act of going, was ordered by Nelson to remain.The Life of Horatio Lord Nelson
"And tell you what a good fellow we think you are," added Miller, following suit.The Fortune Hunter
Louis Joseph Vance
He tore off the bark with his teeth and claws; but Miller was safe beyond his reach.The Biography of a Grizzly
By this time the young miller had come so near that they could see him clearly.The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood
- a person who keeps, operates, or works in a mill, esp a corn mill
- another name for milling machine
- a person who operates a milling machine
- any of various pale coloured or white moths, especially the medium-sized noctuid Apatele leporina
- an edible basidiomycetous fungus, Clitopilus prunulus, with a white funnel-shaped cap and pinkish spores, often forming rings in grass
- Arthur. 1915–2005, US dramatist. His plays include Death of a Salesman (1949), The Crucible (1953), A View from the Bridge (1955), and Mr Peters' Connections (1998)
- (Alton) Glenn. 1904–44, US composer, trombonist, and band leader. His popular compositions include "Moonlight Serenade". During World War II he was leader of the US Air Force band in Europe. He disappeared without trace on a flight between England and France
- Henry (Valentine). 1891–1980, US novelist, author of Tropic of Cancer (1934) and Tropic of Capricorn (1938)
- Hugh 1802–56, Scottish geologist and writer
- Sir Jonathan (Wolfe). born 1934, British doctor, actor, and theatre director. His productions include Shakespeare, Ibsen, and Chekhov as well as numerous operas. He has also presented many television medical programmes
Word Origin and History for miller
mid-14c. (attested as a surname by early 14c.), agent noun from mill (v.1). The Old English word was mylnweard, literally "mill-keeper" (preserved in surname Millward, attested from late 13c.).