millstone

millstone
Synonyms and related words:
bale, burden, burdening, burthen, cargo, charge, charging, cheese grater, comminutor, crusher, cumber, cumbrance, deadweight, drag, duty, encumbrance, freight, granulator, grater, grinder, handicap, incubus, incumbency, kominuter, lading, levigator, load, loading, masher, mill, mortar and pestle, nutmeg grater, onus, oppression, overload, overtaxing, overweighting, pestle, pressure, pulverizer, quern, quernstone, rock crusher, roller, saddling, shredder, steamroller, superincumbency, surcharge, task, tax, taxing, triturator, weight

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  • Millstone — ist der Name mehrerer Orte in den Vereinigten Staaten: Millstone (Connecticut) Millstone (Kentucky) Millstone (New Jersey) Millstone (Pennsylvania) Millstone (Tennessee) Millstone (Virginia) Millstone (West Virginia) Flüsse: Millstone River …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • MILLSTONE — (Heb. רֵחַיִם), an instrument used for grinding grain. The word has a dual ending, indicating an instrument composed of two parts: an upper millstone (Heb. rekhev, Deut. 24:6) and a lower millstone (talmudic Heb. shekhev), which, however, was… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Millstone — Mill stone , n. One of two circular stones used for grinding grain or other substance in a mill[1]. [1913 Webster] No man shall take the nether or the upper millstone to pledge. Deut. xxiv. 6. [1913 Webster] Note: The cellular siliceous rock… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Millstone — Borough de los Estados Unidos …   Wikipedia Español

  • Millstone — Millstone, NJ U.S. borough in New Jersey Population (2000): 410 Housing Units (2000): 173 Land area (2000): 0.749397 sq. miles (1.940929 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.749397 sq. miles… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Millstone, NJ — U.S. borough in New Jersey Population (2000): 410 Housing Units (2000): 173 Land area (2000): 0.749397 sq. miles (1.940929 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.749397 sq. miles (1.940929 sq. km)… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • millstone — index incumbrance (burden) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • millstone — (n.) O.E. mylenstan, from MILL (Cf. mill) (n.1) + STONE (Cf. stone) (n.). Figurative sense of a burden (1720) is from Matt. xviii:6 …   Etymology dictionary

  • millstone — [n] burden accountability, affliction, albatross*, anxiety, ball and chain*, blame, charge, concern, cross, deadweight, difficulty, encumbrance, grievance, hardship, hindrance, load, mental weight, misfortune, onus, punishment, responsibility,… …   New thesaurus

  • millstone — ► NOUN 1) each of a pair of circular stones used for grinding grain. 2) a burden of responsibility …   English terms dictionary

  • millstone — [mil′stōn΄] n. 1. either of a pair of large, flat, round stones between which grain or other substances are ground 2. stone used for these, usually a hard sandstone or conglomerate 3. a heavy burden 4. something that grinds, pulverizes, or… …   English World dictionary

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