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Definition of Millstone

Millstone
Millstone Mill"stone`, n. One of two circular stones used for grinding grain or other substance. No man shall take the nether or the upper millstone to pledge. --Deut. xxiv. 6. Note: The cellular siliceous rock called buhrstone is usually employed for millstones; also, some kinds of lava, as that Niedermendig, or other firm rock with rough texture. The surface of a millstone has usually a series of radial grooves in which the powdered material collects. Millstone girt (Geol.), a hard and coarse, gritty sandstone, dividing the Carboniferous from the Subcarboniferous strata. See Farewell rock, under Farewell, a., and Chart of Geology. To see into, or through, a millstone, to see into or through a difficult matter. (Colloq.)

Meaning of Millstone from wikipedia

- Millstones or mill stones are stones used in gristmills, for grinding wheat or other grains. Millstones come in pairs. The base or bedstone is stationary...
- The Millstone Nuclear Power Station is the only nuclear power generation site in Connecticut and the only multi unit nuclear plant in New England. It...
- Millstone Township is a township in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States. It is located in the New York Metropolitan Area. As of the 2010 United...
- Millstone Township may refer to: Millstone Township, New Jersey Millstone Township, Elk County, Pennsylvania...
- A millstone is a stone used in gristmills, for grinding wheat or other grains. Millstone may also refer to: "Millstone", a song on Brand New's 2006 album...
- Millstone Grit is the name given to any of a number of co****-grained sandstones of Carboniferous age which occur in the British Isles. The name derives...
- The Millstone is a novel by Margaret Drabble, first published in 1965. It is about an unmarried, young academic who becomes pregnant after a one-night...
- teams up with Laurel to investigate Laurel's father and Wes' death. Asher Millstone (portra**** by Matt McGorry) is a privileged, jokester who comes from a...
- The name molar derives from Latin, molaris dens, meaning "millstone tooth", from mola, millstone and dens, tooth. Molars show a great deal of diversity in...
- intern at her firm: Wes Gibbins, Connor Walsh, Michaela Pratt, Asher Millstone, and Laurel Castillo (The Keating 5). They work with Annalise's employees...
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