pepper mill

noun

Definition of pepper mill

: a hand mill for grinding peppercorns

Examples of pepper mill in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web 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, "Is your kitchen equipped for the holidays? Huge sales on big appliances to cool tools will inspire home chefs," 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, NOLA.com, "These 5 cool tools can help spice up your holiday cooking," 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, "3 Tiny, Easy Recipes from the Best New Restaurants," 17 Oct. 2013 Whisk orange juice and lime juice in a small bowl; season with salt and 8 turns of a pepper mill, or about ¾ tsp. Andy Baraghani, Bon Appetit, "Curry-Poached Chicken with Rice and Scallions," 19 May 2017 The best part of the this pepper mill is the stainless steel grinder. Priya Krishna, GQ, "Five Chef-Approved Ways to Fix Your Sad Bachelor Fridge," 10 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of pepper mill

1631, in the meaning defined above

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“Pepper mill.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pepper%20mill. Accessed 25 Feb. 2021.

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