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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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The fishermen and the millers stood staring in amazement at the two figures, so very different to all appearance from ordinary men, and were wholly unable to make out the drift of the observations and questions Don Quixote addressed to them; and coming to the conclusion that they were madmen, they left them and betook themselves, the millers to their mills, and the fishermen to their huts.
Miss Isabel Miller," he proceeded, "has been a resident under your Ladyship's roof for some little time, I believe?
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.
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.
Then the Hunter took pity on them, laid aside his anger, and told the miller to drive them back again.
It is for Anna Miller," said Julia with a flush of feeling.
Miller called the partners together and threw up his share in the company, declaring his intention of joining the party of trappers.
The bridegroom arrived and also a large company of guests, for the miller had taken care to invite all his friends and relations.
ejaculated Miss Miller, lowering her parasol and looking at the embroidered border.
Real friends should have everything in common,' the Miller used to say, and little Hans nodded and smiled, and felt very proud of having a friend with such noble ideas.
By this time the young miller had come so near that they could see him clearly.
Skiff Miller arose, no longer awkward with admiration of Madge, and in a sharp, businesslike manner asked, "How long have you had him?