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milldam

[mil-dam] /ˈmɪlˌdæm/
noun
1.
a dam built in a stream to furnish a head of water for turning a mill wheel.
Origin
1150-1200
1150-1200; Middle English; see mill1, dam1
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milldam

/ˈmɪlˌdæm/
noun
1.
a dam built in a stream to raise the water level sufficiently for it to turn a millwheel
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