Examples from the Web for millstone
But the challenge of Europe is to accept a connection to a millstone that has the financial world teetering.
But all of this dubious wealth has become a millstone for the Swiss.
Worse luck that that millstone still dangles gracefully from my neck!The Letters of Henry James (volume I)|Henry James
A tame kid was gambolling behind them, and two women were grinding corn, with the millstone between them.Doctor Luttrell's First Patient|Rosa Nouchette Carey
Just as if a couple of greenbacks could make a blind man see clean through a millstone!
At this Philander chuckles, being able to see through a millstone with a hole in it.Miss Caprice|St. George Rathborne
A porochial 'prentis, who is at present a dead-weight; a millstone, as I may say, round the porochial throat?Oliver Twist, Illustrated|Charles Dickens