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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Millstone used for a Ferry (A).
 
The saint who crossed the Irish Sea on a millstone was St. Piran, patron saint of tanners.   1
 


 Millstone.Millstones. 

 
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