stamp mill


: a mill in which ore is crushed with stamps
also : a machine for stamping ore

Examples of stamp mill in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This includes more than $1 million to preserve accessibility along the Ohio River Scenic Byway in Indiana and $96,000 to fund repairs at California’s Kentucky Mine Historical Park, which boasts a full-scale gold mine stamp mill machine. Alison Fox, Travel + Leisure, 28 Apr. 2023 Learn about the Gold Rush, study Yosemite Valley’s origins, see how the native Miwok community lived, and watch a working stamp mill be put through its paces. Kim Westerman, Forbes, 4 June 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1749, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of stamp mill was in 1749

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“Stamp mill.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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