Definition of gristmill in English:
A mill for grinding grain.
- 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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