Definition of gristmill in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈɡrɪs(t)mɪl/


A mill for grinding corn.
Example sentences
  • His fields and his gristmill were laid to waste.
  • In 1746 a gristmill was established on the site, which survived in use until 1866, when it was moved and continued to grind for many more years.
  • Salt farms and gristmills dotted the coastline, their windmills tapping the sea breezes for energy.

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