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Definition of "millpond" [millpond]

  • A pond formed by a milldam. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "millpond" in a sentence
  • "Young Benjamin Franklin tried hard to explain that a wharf on the edge of the millpond was a public necessity."
  • "Bennett, thirty miles in length, was like a millpond; but, half way across, a gale from the south smote them and turned the water white."
  • "I agree with you, though a lagoon is no millpond for riding it out."
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