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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A form of grinding-apparatus or -mill for ores or similar material, in which a heavy disk or wheel runs in a circular path upon its edge in a pan or mortar. By its weight and the sliding motion of its edge as it revolves, it comminutes the material.

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