Clay mill

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Clay mill a mill for mixing and tempering clay; a pug mill.
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Usage

In literature:

Just one step from the Saturday night carouse in Clay's mill district.
"Dangerous Days" by Mary Roberts Rinehart
In the spring of 1880 there was erected a 25-foot diameter mill at Harvard, Clay County, Neb.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 446, July 19, 1884" by Various
The husking mill is often made of hardened clay with many wooden teeth on the rubbing surface.
"The Foundations of Japan" by J.W. Robertson Scott
The machines used in the preparation of such clays are grinding-mills and pug-mills.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3" by Various
Mrs Clay hurried off to the telephone to give her directions, while Mark Clay started with the two girls over the mills.
"Sarah's School Friend" by May Baldwin
The clay used in refining the sugar is dug close to the mill; it feels soft and fat in the fingers.
"Journal of a Voyage to Brazil" by Maria Graham
There was no sign of a house, and Clay reported none on the opposite side, so the mill was probably some distance below.
"Canoe Boys and Campfires" by William Murray Graydon
A large flat stone, built in a clay receptacle with an earthen jar at the end, is the mill, and on this another stone is used to grind.
"South and South Central Africa" by H. Frances Davidson
The clay is ground in a horse-mill; the wooden mould, in which every brick is made singly, is a copying machine.
"Knowledge is Power:" by Charles Knight
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In news:

Clays Mill Road Baptist Church was founded in 1964 by Dr Louis Walker Arnold.
City, State Officials Dedicate Clays Mill Road Project.
A clay-stained baseball from a nearby baseball field sits alone near the loading docks at the former Standard Knitting Mills building.
A third mill race in Fredericksburg took off from the northern branch of Salt Creek just below the bridge on West Clay Street, near the site of the former Fredericksburg Art Pottery Co.
A grant helped the group purchase a pug mill, used to recycle any unused clay, making the operation cost-efficient.
Police tell us it was found this afternoon on Saw Mill Hollow Road in the Crawlfish community of Clay County.
The Seventh District includes Becker, Benton, Clay, Douglas, Mille Lacs, Morrison, Otter Tail, Stearns, Todd and Wadena counties.
Neighbors say they heard a loud "boom" before looking out and seeing a home on Clays Mill Road, near Cromwell, on fire.
Meek Mill / Photo by Clay Patrick McBride.
Meek Mill / Photo by Clay Patrick McBride.
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In science:

The Clay Mathematics Institute has offered a prize for proving existence for a class of Yang-Mills theories defined by Jaffe and Witten.
Stability Theory and the Foundations of Physics: A Challenge to Real Analysis and Numerical Calculation
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