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Brewer's: Miller

To drown the miller. (See Drown , etc.) To give one the miller is to engage a person in conversation till a sufficient number of persons have gathered together to set upon the victim with …

Brewer's: Miller's Eye

(A). Lumps of unleavened flour in bread; so called because they are little round lumps like an eye. To put the miller's eye out. To make broth or pudding so thin that the miller's eye woul…

Brewer's: Miller's Thumb

(A). A small fish, four or five inches long, so called from its resemblance to a miller's thumb. The fish is also called Bullhead, from its large head. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fa…

Brewer's: Drown the Miller

(To). To put too much water into grog or tea. The idea is that the supply of water is so great that even the miller, who uses a water wheel, is drowned with it. Source: Dictionary of Phra…

Brewer's: Walter Multon

Abbot of Thornton-upon-Humber, in Lincolnshire, was immured in 1443. In 1722, an old wall being taken down, his remains were found with a candlestick, t…

Eva M. CLAYTON

CLAYTON, Eva M., a Representative from North Carolina; born in Savannah, Chatham County, Ga., September 16, 1934; B.S., Johnson C. Smith University, Charlotte, N.C., 1955; M.S., North Carolina …

James Miller TUNNELL

Senate Years of Service: 1941-1947Party: DemocratTUNNELL, James Miller, a Senator from Delaware; born in Clarksville, Sussex County, Del., August 2, 1879; attended the public schools; graduated…

Walter Edward ROGERS

ROGERS, Walter Edward, a Representative from Texas; born in Texarkana, Miller County, Ark., July 19, 1908; B.A., Austin College, Sherman, Tex., 1926; J.D., University of Texas, Austin, Tex., 19…

Walter Marcus PIERCE

PIERCE, Walter Marcus, a Representative from Oregon; born on a farm near Morris, Grundy County, Ill., May 30, 1861; attended the common schools, Morris (Ill.) Academy, and the University of Mic…

Walter Frederick MONDALE

Senate Years of Service: 1964-1976Party: DemocratMONDALE, Walter Frederick, a Senator from Minnesota and Vice President of the United States; born in Ceylon, Martin County, Minn., January 5, 19…