Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)
PUSHING MILL, n.comb. A machine for pounding cloth in the process of bleaching, a put-mill (see Putt, v. I.).
Sc. 1774 Caled. Mercury (31 Dec.):
The Waulk-Mills, lately built by the Town of Dumfries, consisting of a Pushing-mill and a Falling-mill.
You may wish to vary the format shown below depending on the citation style used.
"Pushing mill n. comb.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 17 Jan 2018 <http://www.dsl.ac.uk/entry/snd/pushing_mill>
Try an Advanced Search