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A mill for grinding grain.


(General Engineering) a mill, esp one equipped with large grinding stones for grinding grain



a mill for grinding grain.
grist′mill`er, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gristmill - a mill for grinding grain (especially the customer's own grain)gristmill - a mill for grinding grain (especially the customer's own grain)
milling machinery, grinder, mill - machinery that processes materials by grinding or crushing
millstone - one of a pair of heavy flat disk-shaped stones that are rotated against one another to grind the grain
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The light could not have been good, though if I brought my books to the little gable window that overlooked the groaning and whistling gristmill I could see well enough.
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His existing gristmill had been in service to produce and sell cornmeal; its operation could be well-used to produce grain for making whiskey.
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In addition to the Manor House, the site includes a functioning gristmill and a working farm.
Outside, in Greenfield Village, stood many architectural artifacts--a courthouse where Abraham Lincoln practiced law, Thomas Edison's laboratories, the homes of Stephen Foster and Noah Webster, a Southern plantation house, the Wright Brothers's bicycle shop, a gristmill, and a stagecoach tavern, to choose just a few examples--that had been purchased, carefully disassembled, and then rebuilt by Ford's carpenters and craftsmen.
Martin, the plaintiff was a gristmill operator, and the defendants owned nonriparian land near the plaintiff's parcel.
This working gristmill, which is located on the Rideau River in the Village of Manotick, is an important historic site and tourist attraction.
Finally, the kernels are sent through a gristmill for processing.
Franklin (1853) the plaintiff sought an injunction to halt the operation of a steam boiler that the defendant had erected to run a gristmill in the basement of a building the plaintiff occupied.
Partially reconstructed in 1930, the Mission boasts a working gristmill and an educational 22-minute film on the development of the Missions and their role in shaping modern San Antonio.
My dad grew up in a rural agricultural environment and, beginning at age 12, worked every day at the gristmill.