from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Architecture A convex decorative molding having parallel strips resembling thin reeds.
- n. Parallel grooves cut into the edge of a coin at right angles to the faces.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Decorative moulding of parallel strips that resemble reeds.
- n. Milling on the edge of a coin.
- v. Present participle of reed.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A small convex molding; a reed (see Illust. (i) of molding); one of several set close together to decorate a surface; also, decoration by means of reedings; -- the reverse of
- n. The nurling on the edge of a coin; -- commonly called milling.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Thatching.
- n. In architecture, a series of small convex or beaded moldings designed for ornament; also, the convex fluting or cabling characterizing some types of column.
- n. The milling on the edge of a coin.
- n. In silk-weaving. See the quotation.
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