millstone

Definitions of millstone
1

n one of a pair of heavy flat disk-shaped stones that are rotated against one another to grind the grain

Type of:
stone
building material consisting of a piece of rock hewn in a definite shape for a special purpose

n any load that is difficult to carry

Type of:
burden, load, loading
weight to be borne or conveyed

n (figurative) something that hinders or handicaps

Synonyms:
albatross
Type of:
balk, baulk, check, deterrent, handicap, hinderance, hindrance, impediment
something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress

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