Sentence Examples


  • There are quarries of millstone in the vicinity.
  • Here, while storming the citadel, he was struck on the head by a fragment of a millstone thrown from the wall by a woman.
  • The whole region may be looked upon as formed by an arch or anticline of Carboniferous strata, the axis of which runs north and south; the centre has been worn away by erosion, so that the Coal Measures have been removed, and the underlying Millstone Grit and Carboniferous Limestone exposed to the influences which form scenery.
  • A small patch of Millstone Grit and Limestone occurs in the south of the county about Melbourne and Ticknall.
  • Good sandstone is obtained from the Millstone Grit at Stancliffe, Tansley and Whatstandwell.