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pepper mill

a small hand-held device for storing and grinding peppercorns.
Origin of pepper mill
1855-60 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for pepper mill
  • Add salt to taste and a few twists of the pepper mill, and pour over the bread mixture.
  • Combine equal measurements of the above ingredients in a pepper mill, clean coffee grinder or blender and grind until fine.
  • When he comes with the pepper mill, refuse the pepper, but tell him to sprinkle some dandruff on your food.
British Dictionary definitions for pepper mill

pepper mill

a small hand mill used to grind peppercorns
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