from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as miller, 3.


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  • Even if the ritual weren't interrupted by a terrorizing attack from the dreaded moth-miller, I could never be sure I hadn't omitted one; hence endless repetition.


  • But night was also the time of the dread "moth-miller."


  • Miss Katharine, how she did hate the sight of a moth-miller!

    Deephaven and Selected Stories & Sketches

  • a little prince of a fellow, with a bunch of white feathers in his hat, plucked from the moth-miller, a sword like the finest cambric-needle belted about his waist, and the most unimpeachable small-clothes.

    Stories of Childhood


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