Definition of Millrind

1. n. A figure supposed to represent the iron which holds a millstone by being set into its center.



Definition of Millrind

1. Noun. An iron support, usually four-armed or cross-shaped, for the turning ("runner") stone in a pair of millstones. ¹

2. Noun. (heraldry) A heraldic charge resembling a stylized millstone support of this kind. ¹

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Definition of Millrind

1. an iron support in a millstone [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Millrind

milliunit
milliunits
millivolt
millivoltmeter
millivolts
milliwatt
milliwatts
milliweber
milliwebers
millosevichite
millosevichites
millpond
millponds
millrace
millraces
millrind (current term)
millrinds
millrun
millruns
mills around
mills of the gods grind slowly
millstone
millstones
millstream
millstreams
milltail
milltails
millwheel
millwheels
millwork

Literary usage of Millrind

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1. An Alphabetical Dictionary of Coats of Arms Belonging to Families in Great by John Woody Papworth (1874)
"Bird (Swan) Erm. a millrind in pale sa. pierced of the field in the dexter ... On a Chief Heads Arg. a millrind sa. on a chief gn. three antelope's heads ..."

2. The British Herald; Or, Cabinet of Armorial Bearings of the Nobility ...by Thomas Robson by Thomas Robson (1830)
"... gu. a millrind in bend betw. two martlets ar. BARNHOUSE, [Devons.] sa. a pair of wings inverted and ppr. ..."

3. The Church Heraldry of Norfolk: A Description of All Coats of Arms on by Edmund Farrer (1889)
"1. (In lozenge, with crest and helmet.) A millrind (Mills, Ermine, ... Crest: A demi-lion rampant, holding in its paws a millrind, Mills. 2. ..."

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