miller


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miller

1. another name for milling machine
2. a person who operates a milling machine
3. any of various pale coloured or white moths, especially the medium-sized noctuid Apatele leporina
04. an edible basidiomycetous fungus, Clitopilus prunulus, with a white funnel-shaped cap and pinkish spores, often forming rings in grass

Miller

1. Arthur. born 1915, US dramatist. His plays include Death of a Salesman (1949), The Crucible (1953), A View from the Bridge (1955), and Mr Peters' Connections (1998)
2. (Alton) Glenn. 1904--44, US composer, trombonist, and band leader. His popular compositions include "Moonlight Serenade". During World War II he was leader of the US Air Force band in Europe. He disappeared without trace on a flight between England and France
3. Henry (Valentine). 1891--1980, US novelist, author of Tropic of Cancer (1934) and Tropic of Capricorn (1938)
4. Hugh 1802--56, Scottish geologist and writer
5. Sir Jonathan (Wolfe). born 1934, British doctor, actor, and theatre director. His productions include Shakespeare, Ibsen, and Chekhov as well as numerous operas. He has also presented many television medical programmes

miller

[′mil·ər]
(mechanical engineering)
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In the winter, also, he was extremely lonely, as the Miller never came to see him then.
said the Miller in a voice deep and gruff, like the growl of a great dog.
Skiff Miller looked at her sharply, seeking in her face the guile her words had led him to suspect.
And in this way Miss Miller continued to converse upon the affairs of her family and upon other topics.
said the criminal Miller triumphantly, as he took up the odd trick at the conclusion of a hand; 'that could not have been played better, I flatter myself; impossible to have made another trick
I am sure," says Mrs Miller, "the case at present is much otherwise; for any one might have discerned that the tender consideration of each other's sufferings makes the most intolerable part of their calamity, both to the husband and wife.
Miss Miller was more ordinary; ruddy in complexion, though of a careworn countenance; hurried in gait and action, like one who had always a multiplicity of tasks on hand: she looked, indeed, what I afterwards found she really was, an under-teacher.
Something in the sentiment sounded familiar, and, looking at the Miller more closely the War-horse recognised his master in disguise.
If thou best a miller,'' answered Gurth, undauntedly, making his weapon play around his head with equal dexterity, ``thou art doubly a thief, and I, as a true man, bid thee defiance.
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.
Miller called the partners together and threw up his share in the company, declaring his intention of joining the party of trappers.
The fishermen, the owners of the boat, which the mill-wheels had knocked to pieces, now came up, and seeing it smashed they proceeded to strip Sancho and to demand payment for it from Don Quixote; but he with great calmness, just as if nothing had happened him, told the millers and fishermen that he would pay for the bark most cheerfully, on condition that they delivered up to him, free and unhurt, the person or persons that were in durance in that castle of theirs.