Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A mill for grinding grain into flour; a flouring-mill.
“Posner discusses somewhere the medieval common law requirement that someone planning to build a new flour-mill had to essentially buy customers from existing mills.”
“Baghdad, and he used to sew in a shop hired from a man of much wealth, who dwelt over the shop,635 and there was also a flour-mill in the basement.”
“There is enough water running to drive a flour-mill in two or three places.”
“At an iron-foundry I was surprised to find that steam-engines and flour-mill machinery could not be manufactured fast enough to meet the demand.”
“If the flour-mill had frightened him, what must the present project have done!”
“It was altogether against the grain with him, and yet by his own consent, that the flour-mill had been opened at”
“Yet the next afternoon she was pouncing on Mrs. Lyman Cass, the hook-nosed consort of the owner of the flour-mill.”
“The ride had comforted Pin a little; but when they had passed the chief stores and the flour-mill, and were come to a part of the road where the houses were fewer, her tears broke out afresh.”
“He had married, some months later, the charming daughter of another Luxembourg Princess, extremely rich, because she was the only daughter of a Prince who was the proprietor of an immense flour-mill.”
“It also includes a R30 million loan for a flour-mill in Lesotho and two new investments in South Africa and Namibia totalling R24 million - to be used towards refrigerated transportation for perishable goods and to assist DTB, a subsidiary of African”
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