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 Miller.Miller’s Thumb (A). 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Miller’s Eye (A).
Lumps of unleavened flour in bread; so called because they are little round lumps like an eye.   1
   To put the miller’s eye out. To make broth or pudding so thin that the miller’s eye would be put out or puzzled to find the flour.   2

 Miller.Miller’s Thumb (A). 

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