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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One who works in, operates, or owns a mill, especially a grain mill.
  • n. A milling machine.
  • n. Any of various moths whose wings and bodies have a powdery appearance.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A person who owns or operates a mill, especially a flour mill.
  • n. A milling machine.
  • n. Any of several moths that have powdery wings.
  • n. The common name of a flour-smelling mushroom, Clitopilus prunulus.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who keeps or attends a flour mill or gristmill.
  • n. A milling machine.
  • n.
  • n. A moth or lepidopterous insect; -- so called because the wings appear as if covered with white dust or powder, like a miller's clothes. Called also moth miller.
  • n. The eagle ray.
  • n. The hen harrier.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who grinds grain in a mill; one who keeps or who attends to a mill, especially a grain-mill.
  • n. A milling-machine.
  • n. A moth whose wings appear as if dusted over with flour or meal, like a miller's clothes; hence, almost any small moth, Such as fly about lights at night.
  • n. A fish, the eagle-ray, Myliobalis aquila; a mill-skate.
  • n. The hen-harrier, Circus cyaneus.
  • n. A young flycatcher. C. Swainson, Brit. Birds, 1885, p. 49. [Local, Eng.]
  • n. A cicada.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. machine tool in which metal that is secured to a carriage is fed against rotating cutters that shape it
  • n. United States bandleader of a popular big band (1909-1944)
  • n. someone who works in a mill (especially a grain mill)
  • n. United States novelist whose novels were originally banned as pornographic (1891-1980)
  • n. United States playwright (1915-2005)
  • n. any of various moths that have powdery wings

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