pepper mill


Definition of pepper mill

: a hand mill for grinding peppercorns

Examples of pepper mill in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Pepper Cannon produces a full teaspoon of pepper in half a dozen cranks, as opposed to my standard pepper mill that takes three times as many for the same amount. Anthony Karcz, Forbes, 16 June 2022 The super black pepper nose is like sticking in your nose in a pepper mill and gives this wine an exciting jump start. Lana Bortolot, Forbes, 3 June 2022 Then top each with a quarter of each of the radishes and scallions, a sprinkle of lemon zest and a twist of the pepper mill, and serve. Washington Post, 28 Apr. 2022 Beyond the pepper mill, the center island and counter are both topped with a natural stone quartzite that has a handsome greenish veining that complements the greenish-gray cabinets. Richard A. Marini, San Antonio Express-News, 25 Mar. 2021 To provide the freshest pepper flavor to your dishes, our Test Kitchen recommends buying whole peppercorns and grinding when needed in a pepper mill ($17, Target). Katlyn Moncada, Better Homes & Gardens, 23 Feb. 2021 Personalization Mall, part of 1-800-Flowers, is having a sale on kitchen items that can be personalized with an initial or line of text, from a loaf pan to pepper mill. oregonlive, 13 Nov. 2020 This pepper mill’s ceramic grinder also has six settings to further fine-tune your seasoning — and works with salt, coriander or fennel seeds, too. Kara Nelson | Contributing Writer,, 10 Nov. 2020 Add the juice of three Meyer lemons, one small minced shallot, 1 Tbsp rice-wine vinegar, a few sprigs of tarragon, and several turns of a black-pepper mill. Esquire, 17 Oct. 2013 See More

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First Known Use of pepper mill

1631, in the meaning defined above

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24 Jun 2022

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“Pepper mill.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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