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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: millstone(0.01064 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to millstone.
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: (figurative) something that hinders or handicaps; “she was
an albatross around his neck” [syn: albatross]
2: any load that is difficult to carry
3: one of a pair of heavy flat disk-shaped stones that are
rotated against one another to grind the grain
English → English (gcide)
Millstone \Mill"stone`\, n.
One of two circular stones used for grinding grain or other
substance in a mill.
No man shall take the nether or the upper millstone to
pledge. --Deut. xxiv.
Note: The cellular siliceous rock called buhrstone is usually
employed for millstones; also, some kinds of lava, as
that Niedermendig, or other firm rock with rough
texture. The surface of a millstone has usually a
series of radial grooves in which the powdered material
Millstone girt (Geol.), a hard and coarse, gritty
sandstone, dividing the Carboniferous from the
Subcarboniferous strata. See Farewell rock, under
Farewell, a., and Chart of Geology.
To see into a millstone or To see through a millstone, to
see into or through a difficult matter. (Colloq.)