quern


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quern

 (kwûrn)
n.
A primitive hand-turned grain mill.

[Middle English querne, from Old English cweorn; see gwerə- in Indo-European roots.]

quern

(kwɜːn)
n
(Agriculture) a stone hand mill for grinding corn
[Old English cweorn; related to Old Frisian quern, Old High German kurn, Old Norse kverna, Gothic quairnus millstone]

quern


(kwûrn),
n.
a primitive, hand-operated mill for grinding grain.
[before 950; Middle English; Old English cweorn; akin to Old Norse kvern hand-mill]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.quern - a primitive stone mill for grinding corn by handquern - a primitive stone mill for grinding corn by hand
milling machinery, grinder, mill - machinery that processes materials by grinding or crushing
Translations
handmolen

quern

[kwɜːn] Nmolinillo m de mano

quern

nHand- or Drehmühle f; (Archeol) → Mahlstein m
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Brands include O Boticario, Eudora, Quern Dissem, Berenice?
Since 1970 serves as the study's terminus ad quern, the impact of feminism on the academy (or of the theory boom in general, for that matter) does not make its presence felt to any extent, although Leonard sometimes discusses books published after this date.
The most recent event, the Samaritan rebellion of 529-530, is the terminus post quern for the dating of the pericope.
Traditionally, the women use a specific technique for oil extraction where they start roasting the seed to give the oil a nutty flavor, then grinding the roasted seeds into a paste with a small amount of water between a rotary stone quern.
Zephyrus: Ni fallor, est Zephyrus: If I am not mistaken, Apollo, quern colitis.
to consider nothing other than the terminus ad quern.
Objects uncovered include Iron Age quern stones for processing grain and a spindle whorl for weaving.
Objects uncovered include Iron Age quern stones for processing grain, a spindle whorl for weaving, ceramic vessels used in salt transportation and Bronze Age pottery, suggest that a mixture of domestic and food-processing activities were carried out in the area, with features nearby thought to relate to the management of livestock.
Just making the flour for bread takes an hour and half a day using a home-milling device called the rotary quern.
Together with several assemblages from the same period, including Quern che verrano A (Those Who Will Come A), 1959, the painting opened 'Certain Ideas," the comprehensive retrospective of Baruchello's oeuvre curated by Deich-torhallen's director, Dirk Luckow.
The order of the words encourages a search for a more challenging reading, making it at least possible--and perhaps even necessary--that the reader not regard this cui as being an accusative used as a direct object ("whom [quern] your Guido perhaps disdained"), but rather as being an accusative of direction ("perhaps toward the one whom [ad eum quern or ad earn quern] your Guido disdained").
Children will be able to mill their own flour by hand using quern stones, miniature versions of the large mill stones.