1. The shafting, gearing, and other driving machinery of mills.
2. The business of setting up or of operating mill machinery.
(Mill"wright`) n. A mechanic whose occupation is to build mills, or to set up their machinery.
(Mil"reis`) n. [Pg. mil reis, i. e., one thousand reis; mil a thousand + reis, pl. of real a rei.] A
Portuguese money of account rated in the treasury department of the United States at one dollar and
eight cents; also, a Brazilian money of account rated at fifty-four cents and six mills.
(Milt) n. [AS. milte; akin to D. milt, G. milz, OHG. milzi, Icel. milti, Dan. milt, Sw. mjälte, and
prob. to E. malt, melt. &radic108. See Malt the grain.] (Anat.) The spleen.
(Milt), n. [Akin to Dan. melk, Sw. mjölke, G. milch, and E. milk. See Milk.] (Zoöl.) (a) The
spermatic fluid of fishes. (b) The testes, or spermaries, of fishes when filled with spermatozoa.
(Milt), v. t. To impregnate (the roe of a fish) with milt.
(Milt"er) n. [Cf. D. milter, G. milcher, milchner. See 2d Milt.] (Zoöl.) A male fish.
(Mil*to"ni*an) a. Miltonic. Lowell.
(Mil*ton"ic) a. Of, pertaining to, or resembling, Milton, or his writings; as, Miltonic prose.
(Milt"waste`) [1st milt + waste.] (Bot.) A small European fern (Asplenium Ceterach) formerly
used in medicine.
(Mil"vine) a. [L. milvus kite.] (Zoöl.) Of or resembling birds of the kite kind.
(Mil"vine), n. (Zoöl.) A bird related to the kite.
(||Mil"vus) n. [L., a kite.] (Zoöl.) A genus of raptorial birds, including the European kite.
(Mime) n. [L. mimus, Gr. akin to to imitate, to mimic: cf. F. mime. Cf. Mimosa.]
1. A kind of drama in which real persons and events were generally represented in a ridiculous manner.
2. An actor in such representations.
(Mime), v. i. To mimic. [Obs.] Mim"er n.
(Mim"e*o*graph) n. [Gr. to imitate + -graph.] An autographic stencil copying device invented