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millstone meaning and definition

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Definition of millstone (noun)

  1. (figurative) something that hinders or handicaps
    • "she was an albatross around his neck"
    • synonyms: albatross
  2. any load that is difficult to carry
  3. one of a pair of heavy flat disk-shaped stones that are rotated against one another to grind the grain
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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