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stamp mill

[ stamp-mil ]
/ ˈstæmp ˌmɪl /
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noun Mining.
a mill or machine in which ore is crushed to powder by means of heavy stamps or pestles.
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Also stamp·ing mill [stamp-ing mil] /ˈstæmp ɪŋ ˌmɪl/ .

Origin of stamp mill

First recorded in 1740–50
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stamp mill

noun
metallurgy a machine for crushing ore
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