Definition of Milldam

1. Noun. Dam to make a millpond to provide power for a water mill.

Generic synonyms: Dam, Dike, Dyke



Definition of Milldam

1. n. A dam or mound to obstruct a water course, and raise the water to a height sufficient to turn a mill wheel.

Definition of Milldam

1. Noun. A dam constructed across a river or stream in order to create a millpond. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Milldam

1. a dam built to form a millpond [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Milldam

mill residue
mill wheel murmur
millability
millable
millage
millage tax
millages
millah
millahs
millarcsecond
millarcseconds
millboard
millboards
millcake
millcakes
milldam (current term)
milldams
milldust
mille
mille-feuille
mille-feuilles
milled
milled-in curves
milled-in paths
milled around
millefeuille
millefeuilles
millefiore
millefiori

Literary usage of Milldam

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1. The Life and Times of Joseph Gould: Struggles of the Early Canadian Settlers by W. H. Higgins (1887)
"... 1816-17—• Purdy's milldam—First settlers—Brock—1817—Surveyed—First settlers—Statistics —Quality of soil—James Reekie—" King of Brock "—Col. ..."

2. Questions and Answers on Law: Alphabetically Arranged. With References to by Asa Kinne (1852)
"Every man has a right to construct a milldam upon his own land, out, in so doing, he must be cautious that he does no injury to another. ..."

3. National Bankruptcy Register Reports: Containing All the Important by William A. Shinn, Willard Smith Gibbons (1873)
"Salem milldam Corporation v. Roper, 6 Pick. 23. A body corporate can only act in the mode prescribed by the law creating it ..."

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