Mills


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Financial, Acronyms, Idioms, Wikipedia.
Related to Mills: Mills College

Mills

1. Hayley. born 1946, British actress. Her films include Pollyanna (1960) and The Parent Trap (1961)
2. her father, Sir John. 1908-2005, British actor. His films include This Happy Breed (1944), Great Expectations (1946), and Ryan's Daughter (1971)
References in classic literature ?
It cannot be denied that Mills seems to have acted somewhat unscrupulously.
No, dear, thank God, it is n't, but it might have been, if we had n't saved the poor little soul," cried Miss Mills, with a sudden brightening of the face, which made it beautiful in spite of the stiff gray curl that bobbed on each temple, the want of teeth, and a crooked nose.
When I say 'you,' I mean the superintendent and the officials that you and the other stockholders pay to manage the mills for you.
I may add that I am well acquainted with our manufacturing towns in England, and have visited many mills in Manchester and elsewhere in the same manner.
After several times falling short of my destination and as often over-shooting it, I came unexpectedly round a corner, upon Mill Pond Bank.
The miller thought she must mean one of his puppies or kittens, so promised the nixy at once what she asked, and returned to his mill full of hope.
The bird settled on a lime-tree in front of the mill and sang:
If he gave the farm and mill to Zeena what would be left him to start his own life with?
You just tell him I was across the bay in Mill Valley last night, and that I want to put him wise to something.
And I sent a schooner clear to Hawaii to bring back a dismantled sugar mill and a German who said he knew the field-end of cane.
If you like to overtake him, you have only to go along the path that leads to the meadow; and the mill is at the end of it.
Time passed Thomas on in the mill, while his father was thinking about it, and there he stood in a long-tailed coat and a stiff shirt-collar.