Flour box
Flour Flour (flour), n. [F. fleur de farine the flower (i.e., the best) of meal, cf. Sp. flor de la harina superfine flour, Icel. fl["u]r flower, flour. See {Flower}.] The finely ground meal of wheat, or of any other grain; especially, the finer part of meal separated by bolting; hence, the fine and soft powder of any substance; as, flour of emery; flour of mustard. [1913 Webster]

{Flour bolt}, in milling, a gauze-covered, revolving, cylindrical frame or reel, for sifting the flour from the refuse contained in the meal yielded by the stones.

{Flour box} a tin box for scattering flour; a dredging box.

{Flour dredge} or {Flour dredger}, a flour box.

{Flour dresser}, a mashine for sorting and distributing flour according to grades of fineness.

{Flour mill}, a mill for grinding and sifting flour. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • flour-box — n. Dredging box, dredge box, flour dredge …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • Flour — (flour), n. [F. fleur de farine the flower (i.e., the best) of meal, cf. Sp. flor de la harina superfine flour, Icel. fl[ u]r flower, flour. See {Flower}.] The finely ground meal of wheat, or of any other grain; especially, the finer part of meal …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flour bolt — Flour Flour (flour), n. [F. fleur de farine the flower (i.e., the best) of meal, cf. Sp. flor de la harina superfine flour, Icel. fl[ u]r flower, flour. See {Flower}.] The finely ground meal of wheat, or of any other grain; especially, the finer… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flour dredge — Flour Flour (flour), n. [F. fleur de farine the flower (i.e., the best) of meal, cf. Sp. flor de la harina superfine flour, Icel. fl[ u]r flower, flour. See {Flower}.] The finely ground meal of wheat, or of any other grain; especially, the finer… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flour dredger — Flour Flour (flour), n. [F. fleur de farine the flower (i.e., the best) of meal, cf. Sp. flor de la harina superfine flour, Icel. fl[ u]r flower, flour. See {Flower}.] The finely ground meal of wheat, or of any other grain; especially, the finer… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flour dresser — Flour Flour (flour), n. [F. fleur de farine the flower (i.e., the best) of meal, cf. Sp. flor de la harina superfine flour, Icel. fl[ u]r flower, flour. See {Flower}.] The finely ground meal of wheat, or of any other grain; especially, the finer… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flour mill — Flour Flour (flour), n. [F. fleur de farine the flower (i.e., the best) of meal, cf. Sp. flor de la harina superfine flour, Icel. fl[ u]r flower, flour. See {Flower}.] The finely ground meal of wheat, or of any other grain; especially, the finer… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • flour-dredge — n. Dredging box, flour box, dredge box …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • Rice flour — A box of sweet rice flour Rice flour (also rice powder) is a form of flour made from finely milled rice. It is distinct from rice starch, which is usually produced by steeping rice in lye. Rice flour may be made from either white rice or brown… …   Wikipedia

  • dredging box — Dredger Dredg er, n. (Cookery) A box with holes in its lid; used for sprinkling flour, as on meat or a breadboard; called also {dredging box}, {drudger}, and {drudging box}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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