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gristmill

[′grist‚mil]
(food engineering)
A mill that grinds grains.

gristmill

A mill for grinding grain; in earlier times powered by the wind, a stream, river, or by tidal water.
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With the town's only gristmill, Madam Brett attracted customers from both sides of the river who brought their harvests of grain to be ground into flour at the mill.
At least 39 wind-powered gristmills were built on Cape Cod in those early years as well.
Similar to the physics applied in waterwheels powering old-fashion gristmills, the natural energy within the well is put to work to raise the production to the surface.
Others had worked for their livelihood in 14 mill structures including sawmills, textile mills, gristmills and factories that produced boxes, bricks, cheese, hats, shoes and carriages.
He describes, for example, how draft horses pulled plows, how windmills generated power, the challenges of keeping in touch before the cell phone, and gatherings at barbershops, farm auctions, and gristmills.
The five-story factory, with its intricate system of water-powered gristmills, was one of the oldest continuously operating businesses in Oregon.
Naturally-leavened breads, artisan cheeses, the search for old seed varieties, gristmills, wood-fired ovens .
1870s: Industries along the millrace include a furniture factory, tannery, cider and vinegar factory, woolen mill, gristmills, lumber mill, sash and door factory.
Parker Pioneer Homestead Displays include gristmills and a log cabin, broom shop, chapel and covered wagon.
Parker Pioneer Homestead -- Displays include gristmills and a log cabin, broom shop, chapel and covered wagon.