Entry from US English dictionary
A device for grinding peppercorns by hand to make pepper.
- Bring up the heat to medium-high, then toss in the potato bits and the rosemary, and add a couple pinches of coarse salt and five or six twists from the pepper mill.
- Make the dressing by beating together a tablespoon or two of olive oil, 2 teaspoons or so of balsamic vinegar, 1 crushed clove of garlic, a squeeze of fresh lemon juice, a pinch of salt and three turns of the pepper mill.
- About 10 cranks of the pepper mill was about right for me.
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Syllabification: pep·per mill
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