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Some articles on mill, mills:

River Rea
... In Northfield, one of the river's few remaining fords is at The Mill Walk, near Hawkesley Mill Lane ... was built in the early 19th century by the Worcester Canal Company after mill owners claimed that water was being taken from the river to fill the canal and reducing the working effectiveness of their mills ... through Birmingham, during which it passes through the Pebble Mill area and Cannon Hill Park ...
Coplay, Pennsylvania - History
... was liquidated, other industries gradually came to Coplay the Cement Mill, the Silk Mill, the Cigar Factory and Knitting Mill ... Then, in the early 1900s, the Cement Mills attracted immigrants from Austria, Hungary, Czechoslovakia, Poland, and the Ukraine ...
Wellesbourne Watermill
... Watermill is a fine historic flour mill near Wellesbourne, Warwickshire, England, rebuilt in 1834 on a domesday site ... The mill office door carries a date 1785 which formerly belonged to a post mill which stood in the adjacent field ... The mill house is considerably older than the present mill building ...
Mount Pleasant Mill - History
... Mount Pleasant Mill worked by wind until 1933 and by a diesel single cylinder Crossley engine until 1973 ... It is the only windmill in the area beside Heapham Mill with original and unrestored equipment and machinery of the 1920s and 1930s ... A refinement to the mill is the elevator to replace the old sack hoist which worked off the underside of the wallower by a friction ring, and the elevator to feed the first ...
West Montrose, Ontario - History
... industrious community in the past with a woolen mill, saw mill, lime kiln, feed mill, two blacksmith shops, shoemaker and several stores ...

More definitions of "mill":

  • (verb): Produce a ridge around the edge of.
    Example: "Mill a coin"
  • (noun): Scottish philosopher who expounded Bentham's utilitarianism; father of John Stuart Mill (1773-1836).
    Synonyms: James Mill
  • (noun): English philosopher and economist remembered for his interpretations of empiricism and utilitarianism (1806-1873).
    Synonyms: John Mill, John Stuart Mill
  • (verb): Grind with a mill.
    Example: "Mill grain"
  • (verb): Roll out (metal) with a rolling machine.
  • (noun): Machine that processes materials by grinding or crushing.
    Synonyms: grinder

Famous quotes containing the word mill:

    Up a lazy river by the old mill run, that lazy, lazy river in the noonday sun.
    Sidney Arodin, U.S. songwriter. “Lazy River,” Peer International Corp. (1931)

    Ask yourself whether you are happy, and you cease to be so.
    —John Stuart Mill (1806–1873)

    The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
    —John Stuart Mill (1806–1873)