millpond

noun mill·pond \ ˈmil-ˌpänd \
Updated on: 18 Mar 2018

Definition of millpond

: a pond created by damming a stream to produce a head of water for operating a mill

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First Known Use of millpond

14th century


MILLPOND Defined for English Language Learners

millpond

Definition of millpond for English Language Learners

  • : a pond that supplies water for running a mill


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