[n] - any load that is difficult to carry 2. [n] - one of a pair of heavy flat disk-shaped stones that are rotated against one another to grind the grain
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Mill'stone` noun One of two circular stones used for grinding grain or other substance. « No man shall take the nether or the upper millstone to pledge.» Deut. xxiv. 6. » The cellular siliceous rock called buhrstone is u...
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One of two circular stones used for grinding grain or other substance. 'No man shall take the nether or the upper millstone to pledge.' (Deut. Xxiv. 6) ... The cellular siliceous rock called buhrstone is usually employed for millstones; also, some kinds of lava, as that Niedermendig, or other firm r...
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noun one of a pair of heavy flat disk-shaped stones that are rotated against one another to grind the grain
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• (n.) One of two circular stones used for grinding grain or other substance.
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one of a pair of flat, round stones used for grinding grain. One millstone is stationary; the other rotates above it in a horizontal plane. Grain is ... [1 related articles]
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Millstones or mill stones are used in windmills and watermills, including tide mills, for grinding wheat or other grains. The type of stone most suitable for making millstones is a siliceous rock called burrstone (or buhrstone), an open-textured, porous but tough, fine-grained sandstone, or a silic...
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- (figurative) something that hinders or handicaps
- any load that is difficult to carry
- one of a pair of heavy flat disk-shaped stones that are rotated against one another to grind the grain
A millstone is one of a pair of circular stones that are used for grinding grain or other substances. The surface of a millstone usually has a series of radial grooves in which the powdered material collects, and the stones are generally buhrstone or some kind of lava, such as Niedermendig, or anoth...
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1) Albatross 2) Balk 3) Baulk 4) Burden 5) Check 6) Deterrent 7) Encumbrance 8) Handicap 9) Heavy burden 10) Heavy handicap 11) Hindrance 12) Huge burden 13) Impediment 14) Shackle
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