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flour mill

a mill for grinding grain into flour.
Origin of flour mill
1800-10 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • One of them had a father that had a flour-mill out at the First Lock, and for a while my boy's brother intended to be a miller.

    A Boy's Town W. D. Howells
  • And you never longed to be back in the office at the flour-mill?

    The Gold Trail Harold Bindloss
  • He had made expensive improvements on his land claim, including a flour-mill and a saw-mill, and other buildings.

    Dr. John McLoughlin, the Father of Oregon Frederick Van Voorhies Holman
  • The construction of the flour-mill demanded a greater expenditure of labour.

    Freeland Theodor Hertzka
  • The dam across the creek was furnishing power for a flour-mill and a furniture factory.

    A Certain Rich Man William Allen White
  • The flour-mill was--as has been stated--ready by the end of September.

    Freeland Theodor Hertzka
  • The sieve is moved by machinery, like the bolt of a flour-mill.

  • Jane and the other children had great fun in the flour-mill, too.

  • The wettest of these is close to the village, and is utilised for a flour-mill.

  • Accordingly, I accepted a position as bookkeeper in a flour-mill.

    Confessions of a Neurasthenic William Taylor Marrs

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