[mil-uh-ner] /ˈmɪl ə nər/
a person who designs, makes, or sells hats for women.
a person who makes or sells women’s hats
mid-15c., “vendor of fancy wares, especially those made in Milan,” Italian city, famous for straw works, fancy goods, ribbons, bonnets, and cutlery. Meaning “one who sells women’s hats” may be from 1520s, certainly by 18c. (it is difficult in early references to know whether the word means a type of merchant or “a resident of Milan” who is selling certain wares).
[mil-lahyn, mil-lahyn] /ˈmɪlˌlaɪn, mɪlˈlaɪn/ noun 1. one of advertising one column in width appearing in one copies of a periodical. 2. Also called milline rate. the charge or cost per milline.
[mil-uh-ner-ee, -nuh-ree] /ˈmɪl əˌnɛr i, -nə ri/ noun 1. women’s hats and other articles made or sold by . 2. the business or trade of a . /ˈmɪlɪnərɪ; -ɪnrɪ/ noun 1. hats, trimmings, etc, sold by a milliner 2. the business or shop of a milliner n. 1670s; see milliner + -y (1).
[mil-ing] /ˈmɪl ɪŋ/ noun 1. an act or instance of subjecting something to the operation of a mill. 2. an act or process of producing plane or shaped surfaces with a milling machine. 3. Coining. 4. Slang. a beating or thrashing. [mil] /mɪl/ noun 1. a factory for certain kinds of manufacture, as paper, steel, […]
noun 1. a machine tool for rotating a cutter (milling cutter) to produce plane or formed surfaces on a workpiece, usually by moving the work past the cutter. noun 1. a machine tool in which a horizontal arbor or vertical spindle rotates a cutting tool above a horizontal table, which is used to move a […]