Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of gristmill.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The small community boasted dry goods and grocery stores, gristmills and sawmills, and two taverns.

    'David Ruggles'

  • The small community boasted dry goods and grocery stores, gristmills and sawmills, and two taverns.

    'David Ruggles'

  • The small community boasted dry goods and grocery stores, gristmills and sawmills, and two taverns.

    'David Ruggles'

  • Cherokee men were given plows, livestock, and gristmills; the women were provided with cloth and spinning tools.

    History of American Women

  • Maria had assumed the responsibility of running and managing gristmills, sawmills, and other activities on the 24-square-mile property.

    History of American Women

  • For example, Maria Van Renssaeler operated a 24-square-mile fiefdom that included gristmills, sawmills, and other income-producing activities.

    History of American Women

  • The settlements depended on roads, ferries, bridges and gristmills for transport, communication, and the basic food supply.

    A History of American Law

  • The settlements depended on roads, ferries, bridges and gristmills for transport, communication, and the basic food supply.

    A History of American Law

  • The settlements depended on roads, ferries, bridges and gristmills for transport, communication, and the basic food supply.

    A History of American Law

  • If the State of Kansas had passed a law providing that all gristmills, even though operated in a way that could not offend on any ground of public policy ... in my judgment the Kansas law would have been clearly unconstitutional and void ....

    The Volokh Conspiracy » WINE WARS–SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIAL ON WEBB-KENYON:

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  • A single vowel comprises 100% of this word's vowels; these are but 20% of its letters (80% being consonants). I wonder where this word would rank in normal distributions of all English words so described.

    February 12, 2011