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1. verb, dated To beat or thrash (someone), especially with the fists. I walked out of the bar to see two drunkards milling each other in an alleyway across the road. A group of thugs milled the informant with pipes and clubs before he had a chance to testify.
2. noun, dated A fistfight. When I asked her how she got the black eye, she said that she had gotten into a mill with some hooligans on her way back from work.
3. noun A million (dollars, pounds, euros, etc.). The executive had been earning a commission of nearly five mill every time he sold a new property. A: "How much are the diamonds worth?" B: "Over 30 mill on the open market."
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mod. alcohol intoxicated. (see also cut.) She was cut up with all that booze—milled, I guess.
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- (someone) could sell sawdust to a lumber mill
- a mill cannot grind with water that is past
- all is grist that comes to the mill
- be put through the mill
- gin mill
- go through the mill
- go through/put somebody through the mill
- grist for (one's) mill
- grist for the mill
- grist for the mill, that's
- grist for/to somebody's mill
- grist to (one's) mill
- grist to the mill
- have been through the mill
- mill about
- mill around
- mill cannot grind with water that is past
- mill out
- mills of God grind slowly, yet they grind exceeding small
- mills of the gods grind slowly
- mills of the gods grind slowly(, but they grind exceedingly fine)
- mills of the gods grind slowly, the
- pill mill
- put (one) through the mill
- rumor mill
- rumour mill
- run of the mill
- the mills of God grind slowly(, but they grind exceedingly fine)
- through the mill
- through the mill, to go/to be put
- tilt at windmills
- water to (one's) mill