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Millstone meaning

millstone - 2 dictionary results

  1. 1. One of two circular stones used for grinding grain or other substance.
  2. 2. One of the stones between which grain is ground.

millstone - examples of usage

  1. " Well, if it don't beat all how a woman walks through a millstone! - "Stories of the Foot-hills", Margaret Collier Graham.
  2. " And he might be sitting there too," thought Lilly, " if I were not hanging like a millstone about his neck," and she felt almost as if she must apologise to him. - "The Song of Songs", Hermann Sudermann.
  3. It were better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck, and he cast into the sea, than that he should offend one of these little ones. - "Peccavi", E. W. Hornung.
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