Gray mill

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Gray mill (Bot) a name of several plants of the genus Lithospermum; gromwell.
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Usage

In literature:

The old man that I worked with when I first entered the rolling mill was gray with his sixty years of toil.
"The Iron Puddler" by James J. Davis
The mill-house was a gaunt and gloomy building of stone, as gray as sleep, weatherstained with dreams.
"Martin Pippin in the Apple Orchard" by Eleanor Farjeon
A tall gray figure was pouring grain into the hopper when she reached the door of the mill.
"A Cumberland Vendetta" by John Fox, Jr.
His name is Watson; and his mills are somewhere out beyond Hayleigh; it's a very good marriage, for all he's got such gray hair.
"North and South" by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
Between the scuds of rain that drove along the valley she saw the gray automobile coming slowly past the mill.
"Ruth Fielding of the Red Mill" by Alice B. Emerson
The mill-weir at Sterne Mill Bridge was, I believe, the scene of Lucy Gray's death.
"The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth, Vol. II." by William Wordsworth
The mills of Farley were close together by the river, and the gray houses that belonged to them stood, tall and bare, alongside.
"A Country Doctor and Selected Stories and Sketches" by Sarah Orne Jewett
But where was the gray mill, and the large white dwelling of the miller?
"The Black Baronet; or, The Chronicles Of Ballytrain The Works of William Carleton, Volume One" by William Carleton
So they reached Nutter's house, at the mills, a sober, gray-fronted mansion, darkened with tall trees, and in went Mrs. Mack.
"The House by the Church-Yard" by J. Sheridan Le Fanu
He was gray-haired, and had been at Clay's Mills for twenty years, and had an affection for the place.
"Sarah's School Friend" by May Baldwin
Jack, Gray, Scrub, Spruce pine (Pinus Banksiana, Lamb) 8, 9 Pitch, Hard pine (Pinus rigida, Mill.
"Handbook of the Trees of New England" by Lorin Low Dame
I've got gray at t'mill,' touching his head as he spoke.
"Continental Monthly , Vol. 6, No. 1, July, 1864" by Various
A young man waved a handkerchief from an automobile which spun by on the gray turnpike below the mill.
"Little Lost Sister" by Virginia Brooks
A deputation was at once despatched to Gray's Mill, where the Prince had halted, to confer with him.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, v. 13" by Various
I do not want you to go to the Gray Mill.
"The Unknown Quantity" by Henry van Dyke
I remained at the mill until March, 1841, when I removed to Gray Cloud.
"Fifty Years In The Northwest" by William Henry Carman Folsom
Gray, the greatest of the Gastonia mill builders.
"The Rise of Cotton Mills in the South" by Broadus Mitchell
One day I entered the mill in a gray suit, which fitted and was moderately pressed.
"Steel" by Charles Rumford Walker
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In poetry:

Away thro' the blue distant hills,
Thou windest, deserted old Road;
By farm houses brown and gray mills
And log huts, the woodman's abode.
"The Deserted Road" by Albery Allson Whitman
As we come marching, marching, in the beauty of the day,
A million darkened kitchens, a thousand mill-lofts gray
Are touched with all the radiance that a sudden sun discloses,
For the people hear us singing, "Bread and Roses, Bread and Roses."
"Bread And Roses" by James Oppenheim

In news:

Andrew Mills/The Star-Ledger A female gray seal , seen in this file photo, was rescued from a jetty in Asbury Park by the Marine Mammal Stranding Center during a nor'easter in March 2007.
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