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coffee mill

noun
1.
a small mill for grinding roasted coffee beans.
Origin of coffee mill
1685-1695
1685-95
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  • The wife put the coffee kettle over the fire, and one of the daughters kept herself busy with the coffee mill.

    The Land of the Long Night Paul du Chaillu
  • Then the cook would begin his coffee mill overture and I would arise.

    Remarks Bill Nye
  • Then the goblin placed the tongue on the coffee mill, and how it did go, to be sure!

    Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales Hans Christian Andersen
  • The snarling rattle of the coffee mill sounded out into the hall.

    Pointed Roofs Dorothy Richardson
  • Instead of the cylinders, some employ a crushing mill of a conical-grooved form like a coffee mill, upon a large scale.

  • "I hope she is old enough and tough enough to choke ye to death," said the women, giving the coffee mill a furious rap.

    Brother Against Brother John Roy Musick
  • Lucky was the family that owned a coffee mill in the winter of 1797.

  • This we found and dug out and ground it in a coffee mill into meal and made bread of it.

    Then and Now Robert Vaughn
  • The dried grain is ground in a large horse-powered machine resembling a coffee mill.

    North Dakota Various
  • We ground out our daily gains—a hundred pounds on an average—as though they were coffee from a coffee mill.

British Dictionary definitions for coffee mill

coffee mill

noun
1.
a machine for grinding roasted coffee beans
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