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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A body of water formed by damming a stream to provide a head of water to turn a factory wheel.

Usage examples (37)
  • Young Benjamin Franklin tried hard to explain that a wharf on the edge of the millpond was a public necessity.
  • Forty minutes later, she was turning right by the millpond.
  • The motion of the water was imperceptible, it was like a millpond.
  • I agree with you, though a lagoon is no millpond for riding it out. for more
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