stamp mill

or stamp·ing mill

[stamp mil or stamp-ing mil]

Origin of stamp mill

First recorded in 1740–50
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Examples from the Web for stamp mill

Historical Examples of stamp mill

  • If you put me in a stamp-mill you couldn't pound out anything else.

    The Helpers

    Francis Lynde

  • It may take the stamp-mill or the smelter to get it out, but it's there all the same.

    The Helpers

    Francis Lynde

  • All about were piles of ore and, not far away, were the ruins of a stamp-mill.

  • Now, if you'll excuse me, I'll have to go and see about sending some of this ore to the stamp-mill.

  • A huge horseshoe was tacked over the door of the stamp-mill.

    The Killer

    Stewart Edward White


British Dictionary definitions for stamp mill

stamp mill

noun
  1. metallurgy a machine for crushing ore
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