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Etymology 1

Noun

Singular
mill

Plural
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  1. A grinding apparatus for substances such as grains, seeds, etc.
  2. The building housing such a grinding apparatus.
  3. A manufacturing plant for paper, steel, textiles, etc.
  4. A building housing such a plant.
  5. An establishment that handles a certain type of situation routinely, such as a divorce mill, etc.
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Etymology 2

Ultimately from Latin millesimum

Noun

Singular
mill

Plural
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  1. An obsolete coin with value one-thousandth of a dollar, or one-tenth of a cent.
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Etymology 3

From the noun mill

Verb

Infinitive
to mill

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to mill (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To grind or otherwise process in a mill or other machine.
    to mill flour
  2. (transitive) To shape, polish, dress or finish using a machine.
  3. (transitive) To engrave one or more grooves or a pattern around the edge of (a cylindrical object such as a coin).
  4. (intransitive) (followed by around, about, etc.) To move about in an aimless fashion.
Synonyms
  • (move about in an aimless fashion): roam, wander
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References

  • "mill" at The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911.

mill” in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.


Catalan

Etymology

Latin milium

Noun

mill

  1. millet

Irish

Pronunciation

  • IPA: [mʲiːlʲ] or [mʲɪlʲ]

Verb

mill

  1. To spoil

Conjugation

Mutation

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
mill mhill unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Scottish Gaelic

Verb

mill (present participle a' milleadh, simple past mhill, past participle millte)

  1. To destroy, to ruin.

Wiradhuri

Alternative spellings

Noun

mill

  1. eye

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