Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A mill for removing the husk from rough rice or paddy; a rice-huller.
“Daily rations were limited to three hundred grams of black bread and pepper-pods, egg-fruit (an egg-shaped orange-yellow sweet fruit), rice-mill siftings, or cabbage, an inadequate diet upon which to survive.”
“The signal-officer had built a platform on the ridge-pole of the rice-mill.”
“On reaching the rice-mill at Cheevea's, I found a guard and a couple of twenty-pound Parrott gone, of De Gres's battery, which fired an occasional shot toward Fort McAllister, plainly seen over the salt-marsh, about three miles distant.”
“We find only six feet of water up to King's Bridge at low tide, about ten feet up to the rice-mill, and sixteen to Fort McAllister.”
“A trip to a rice-mill had been spoken of, but, not having breakfasted, we preferred to return to the hotel.”
“The women, on this day, collect into a heap their baskets, rice-mill, rice-pounder, and other household utensils, and, after having offered sacrifices to them, fall down in adoration before them.”
“British-owned steam rice-mill and paddy warehouses.”
“Our conversation is as foolish and as useless as would be the using of a paper lantern for the rice-mill.”
“Six months afterwards my friend (he was a cynical, more than middle-aged bachelor, with a reputation for eccentricity, and owned a rice-mill) wrote to me, and judging, from the warmth of my recommendation, that I would like to hear, enlarged a little upon Jim's perfections.”
“The city contains a cotton factory, rice-mill, furniture factory, agricultural works, knitting factory, cotton-seed oil-mill, lumber mills, cigar factory, and other minor industrial works.”
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