Milled lead
Milled Milled (m[i^]ld), a. 1. Having been subjected to some process of milling. [1913 Webster]

2. Specifically: Having multiple fine grooves on the rim, in the direction from obverse to reverse; -- of coins. Coins of silver and gold were milled to make it impossible for uncrupulous persons to shave small pieces from the edge without detection. [PJC]

{Milled cloth}, cloth that has been beaten in a fulling mill.

{Milled lead}, lead rolled into sheets. [1913 Webster]


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