Definition of 'quern'
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Home was where the quern was.The Times Literary Supplement (2014) BRITAIN BC: Life In Britain and Ireland before the Romans (2003)
Despite meticulous excavation, only two corn-grinding querns were found.BRITAIN BC: Life In Britain and Ireland before the Romans (2003)
A woman accustomed to grinding her family's daily allotment of grain on a quern stone would consider flour a convenience food.The Times Literary Supplement (2014)
Grinding corn with puddingstone querns was more important to the survival in that area of our Stone Age and Roman ancestors than oil is to us today.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Among the finds are pots of all sizes, decorative textiles, tweezers, weaving equipment, axes, sickles, spears, saddle querns and belt decorations, left.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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Definition of quern from the Collins English Dictionary