Definition of Gristmill

1. Noun. A mill for grinding grain (especially the customer's own grain).

Generic synonyms: Grinder, Mill, Milling Machinery
Terms within: Millstone



Definition of Gristmill

1. n. A mill for grinding grain; especially, a mill for grinding grists, or portions of grain brought by different customers; a custom mill.

Definition of Gristmill

1. Noun. A mill that grinds grain, especially grain brought by a farmer to be exchanged for the flour (less a percentage) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gristmill

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gristmill

grissino
grist
grist for the mill
grist mill
grist mills
grist to the mill
grister
gristers
gristle
gristles
gristlier
gristliest
gristliness
gristlinesses
gristly
gristmill (current term)
gristmills
grists
grisy
grit
grit one's teeth
grith
griths
gritrock
grits
gritstone
gritstones
gritted
gritter
gritters

Literary usage of Gristmill

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1. Judicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases by West Publishing Company (1904)
""Appurtenances," as used in a devise of a gristmill with its appurtenances, construed to include "everything necessary for the sale and free enjoyment of ..."

2. The Life and Times of Joseph Gould: Struggles of the Early Canadian Settlers by W. H. Higgins (1887)
"He came in, in the spring of 1835, and repaired the gristmill and rebuilt the sawmill. Joel Bardwell then purchased Mr. Gould's gristmill privilege, ..."

3. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1906)
"The defendant formerly operated a gristmill, machine shop, ... 69 LRA which gristmill, etc.. stood on a tract of land owned by the defendant below the out ..."

4. The American and English Encyclopedia of Law by John Houston Merrill, Charles Frederic Williams, Thomas Johnson Michie, David Shephard Garland (1895)
"Smith, 47 Hun (NY) 333, it was held that a grant of gristmill property and water power, including the right to the use of the water as " then used," is a ..."

5. Titles to Real Property Acquired Originally and by Transfer Inter Vivos by Ralph William Aigler (1916)
"It did not appear that said Kelso made any different claims, or made any change of any kind in his relations to the owners of the gristmill, ..."

6. Gazetteer of the State of New York: Embracing a Comprehensive View of the by Frank Place (1860)
"Mill Grove, s. of Portville, on the Allegany, contains 2 sawmills, a gristmill, and 18 dwellings. The first settlement was made in 1805, by James Green, ..."

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