millpond

noun
mill·pond | \ˈmil-ˌpänd \

Definition of millpond 

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

Examples of millpond in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web

More: Margaret Zerwekh is remembered for historic home, millpond dam and Cushing's Medal of Honor She is survived by her daughter Sally Weber of Delafield; and grandson, Henry Maxwell Weber, of Parshall, Colorado. Milwaukee, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Margaret Zerwekh funeral services planned for May 30," 25 May 2018 Zerwekh may be best known locally for her decadelong fight to be allowed to remove the dam, which created the millpond between Lake Nagawicka and Upper Nemahbin Lake. Milwaukee, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Margaret Zerwekh funeral services planned for May 30," 25 May 2018 Zerwekh may be best known locally for her decade-long fight to be allowed to remove the dam, which created the millpond between Lake Nagawicka and Upper Nemahbin Lake. Jordyn Noennig, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Margaret Zerwekh is remembered for historic home, millpond dam and Cushing's Medal of Honor," 15 May 2018 Instead, the events were moved, first to Lac La Belle and then to the millpond in Monterey. Evan Frank, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Olympic speed skating and ski jumping both have roots Oconomowoc," 20 Feb. 2018 Growing up in South Windsor along the Podunk river millpond, Dan developed a lifetime passion for fishing. courant.com, "Daniel Michael Kobylanski Jr.," 18 Jan. 2018 Yet bubbles of dissatisfaction have appeared on the otherwise smooth German millpond. The Economist, "Aiming for a fourth termA placid election campaign belies Germany’s tensions," 23 Sep. 2017

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'millpond.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

See More

First Known Use of millpond

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about millpond

Dictionary Entries near millpond

mill outlet

millowner

mill pick

millpond

millpool

millpost

millrace

Statistics for millpond

Last Updated

13 Oct 2018

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for millpond

The first known use of millpond was in the 14th century

See more words from the same century

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for millpond

millpond

noun

English Language Learners Definition of millpond

: a pond that supplies water for running a mill

More from Merriam-Webster on millpond

See words that rhyme with millpond

Comments on millpond

What made you want to look up millpond? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to reject or criticize sharply

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Words from Greek and Roman Mythology Quiz

  • the-triumph-of-venus-by-alessandro-magnasco
  • Boreal comes from the name of the ancient Greek god of which wind?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Bee Cubed

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!