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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A pond formed by a milldam.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A pond or reservoir of water for use in driving a mill-wheel.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun a pond formed by damming a stream to provide a head of water to turn a mill wheel.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A pond or reservoir produced by damming a river or stream in order to provide a steady source of water for a millrace

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a pond formed by damming a stream to provide a head of water to turn a mill wheel

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