from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A stone of a hand-mill for grinding.
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In front they had their fire, with a mealing-stone or two, and round about were their conical and other baskets, used for collecting grass seeds, piñon nuts, and similar vegetable food, which in addition to rabbits formed their principal subsistence.
It was hot and quiet there with always something friendly going on, children tumbling about among the dogs and the turkeys, an old man rattling a gourd and singing the evil away from his eyes, or the _plump, plump_ of the mealing-stone from the doorways.
In one room I find an old mealing-stone, deeply worn, as if it had been much used.
The muller, or mealing-stone, is a large, heavy, and oval rolling-pin used with the normal rocking and grinding motion.
"Given-to-the-Sun stooped and picked up a mealing-stone that was used for grinding the sacred meal in the temple of the Corn.