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gristmill Syllabification: grist·mill
Pronunciation: /ˈɡris(t)mil/

Definition of gristmill in English:


A mill for grinding grain.
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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