millpond


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mill·pond

 (mĭl′pŏnd′)
n.
A pond formed by a milldam.

millpond

(ˈmɪlˌpɒnd)
n
1. (General Engineering) a pool formed by damming a stream to provide water to turn a millwheel
2. any expanse of calm water: the sea was a millpond.

mill•pond

(ˈmɪlˌpɒnd)

n.
a pond for supplying water to drive a mill wheel.
[1640–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.millpond - a pond formed by damming a stream to provide a head of water to turn a mill wheelmillpond - a pond formed by damming a stream to provide a head of water to turn a mill wheel
pond, pool - a small lake; "the pond was too small for sailing"
Translations

millpond

[ˈmɪlpɒnd] Nrepresa f de molino

millpond

[ˈmɪlˌpɒnd] n the sea is like a millpondil mare è liscio come l'olio
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In this county there was a seat of yours at Kingsbere, and another at Sherton, and another in Millpond, and another at Lullstead, and another at Wellbridge."
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