millpond millpond

Definition(s):

  • (n) a pond formed by damming a stream to provide a head of water to turn a mill wheel

Usage(s):

  1. That's just a drop in the millpond, however, given that there are perhaps 2.
  2. The Morrow family has letters indicating that William Garberson, a great-grandfather, captured the geese on a millpond in 1814.
  3. Curtailment of common liberties in Argentina is like the proverbial rock tossed into the millpond.

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Quotes

  • "The water was swelling and kept coming in," recalled Penny Smith, Tilly's mother. "There was froth on it like you get on the top of a beer. The sea was like a millpond before [the swelling began]."
    on Dec 25, 2008 By: Penny Smith Source: Daily Mirror

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