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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A pond formed by a milldam.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A pond or reservoir produced by damming a river or stream in order to provide a steady source of water for a millrace

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a pond that supplies the water for a mill.
  • n. a pond formed by damming a stream to provide a head of water to turn a mill wheel.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A pond or reservoir of water for use in driving a mill-wheel.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

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

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