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millpond

[mil-pond] /ˈmɪlˌpɒnd/
noun
1.
a pond for supplying water to drive a mill wheel.
Origin
1640-1650
1640-50; mill1 + pond
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British Dictionary definitions for mill pond

millpond

/ˈmɪlˌpɒnd/
noun
1.
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
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