from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A mill for grinding grain into flour; a flouring-mill.


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  • 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.

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  • 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.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • 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.

    The Englishwoman in America

  • There is enough water running to drive a flour-mill in two or three places.

    The Journals of John McDouall Stuart

  • If the flour-mill had frightened him, what must the present project have done!

    The Way We Live Now

  • It was altogether against the grain with him, and yet by his own consent, that the flour-mill had been opened at

    The Way We Live Now

  • Yet the next afternoon she was pouncing on Mrs. Lyman Cass, the hook-nosed consort of the owner of the flour-mill.

    Main Street

  • 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.

    The Getting of Wisdom

  • 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.

    The Guermantes Way

  • 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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