Definition of "querns" []

  • A stone hand mill for grinding corn (noun)
  • Plural form of quern. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "querns" in a sentence
  • "This was going too far; querns of the same material, found in all the ruins, suggested a neighbouring outcrop."
  • "At the moment we are confined to hand querns for grinding our grain, but we do possess a proper millstone against the day when we have the power to turn it."
  • "When the wheat came in, hand querns would not cope with it."