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 Milliner.Millstone used for a Ferry (A). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Millstone.
 
To look (or see) through a millstone. To be wonderfully sharp-sighted.   1
        “Then … since your eies are so sharp that you can not only looke through a milstone, but cleane through the minde …”—Lilly: Euphues, etc.
 


 Milliner.Millstone used for a Ferry (A). 

 
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