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mill-run

[mil-ruhn] /ˈmɪlˈrʌn/
adjective
1.
coming directly from a mill, especially without having been sorted:
mill-run carpets.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85, Americanism
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British Dictionary definitions for mill-run

millrun

/ˈmɪlˌrʌn/
noun
1.
another name for millrace
2.
(mining)
  1. the process of milling an ore or rock in order to determine the content or quality of the mineral
  2. the mineral so examined
adjective
3.
(mainly US) (of commodities) taken straight from the production line; unsorted as to quality
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