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  • WordNet 3.6
    • n milline an advertising measure; one agate line appearing in one million copies of a publication
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In literature:

I will write like a milliner.
"The Bastonnais" by John Lesperance
Dresses by milliners in vogue gave a ready currency to their wearers.
"Diary of the Besieged Resident in Paris" by Henry Labouchère
She wanted me to go with her to her dressmaker's and her milliner's.
"The Fifth Wheel" by Olive Higgins Prouty
Hats, as a milliner would understand the term, there were none.
"North of Fifty-Three" by Bertrand W. Sinclair
I got to millin' it over and figured that old Gid Holt was the dog puncher that could land those huskies in front.
"The Yukon Trail" by William MacLeod Raine
Division street milliners, black-eyed, rosy-cheeked, and flashy dressed sit close to their jealous-eyed lovers.
"Lights and Shadows of New York Life" by James D. McCabe
You couldn't be better if you were a real milliner and lived in Paris.
"Mary's Meadow" by Juliana Horatia Ewing
Material required one and one-half yards milliner's velvet or any velvet eighteen to twenty-four inches wide.
"Make Your Own Hats" by Gene Allen Martin
Can you recommend us a good milliner, ma'am?
"Louis' School Days" by E. J. May
We wondered whether the milliners had escaped, and somewhat depressed, drove along in search of another restaurant.
"On the Fringe of the Great Fight" by George G. Nasmith
I am, for I never expected to rise to this w'en I was a milliner's 'prentice in London.
"Sarah's School Friend" by May Baldwin
Learn to be independent of dressmaker and milliner and cooks.
"Evening Round Up" by William Crosbie Hunter
In our house there lodg'd a young woman, a milliner, who, I think, had a shop in the Cloisters.
"Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin" by Benjamin Franklin
Suppose you go to your milliner and tell her how you want your spring hat shaped and trimmed.
"The Mind and Its Education" by George Herbert Betts
I found the shape for twenty-five cents at the village milliner's.
"Under the Country Sky" by Grace S. Richmond
She was in a milliner's store and wore the prettiest hats.
"Peggy in Her Blue Frock" by Eliza Orne White
You saw me at the milliner's that day.
"The Best Short Stories of 1917" by Various
So my mother kept me at home, and my career as a milliner was blighted.
"The Promised Land" by Mary Antin
I have been entirely successful in my mission; my cousin and her milliner will be here in a few minutes.
"Clara Maynard" by W.H.G. Kingston
I'm quite a good amateur milliner.
"The Lady of the Basement Flat" by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey

In poetry:

But the milliner’s lad by the outer rim
He says to hisself, “No hope!”
And the little brown dog as belonged to him
Sat chewing a yard of rope.
"The Fate Of The 'Cabbage Rose'" by Wallace Irwin
VI. At Leicester Fields, a house full nigh,
With door all painted green,
(A Milliner, I mean); There may you meet us three to three,
For Gay can well make two of Me.
With a fa, la, la.
"The Challenge: A Court Ballad" by Alexander Pope
Jes' me and Marg'et lives alone here--like in long ago;
The childern all put off and gone, and married, don't you know?
One's millin' way out West somewhere; two other miller-boys
In Minnyopolis they air; and one's in Illinoise.
"The Old Home" by James Whitcomb Riley
They pulled me out from under that millin' mass o' legs,
And the fed me on hot whiskey and the yolks of ostrich eggs;
And as soon as I was able, I pulled freight for Cattle Land,
And the ostrich-punchin' business never gits my O. K. brand.
"The Ostrich-Punching of Arroyo Al" by Arthur Chapman

In news:

Bill Millin, bagpiper who accompanied British troops on D-Day, dies at 88.
Alabama cornerback Dee Milliner makes final cut for Jim Thorpe Award.
I am not a milliner's muse.
Alabama's Chance Warmack, Dee Milliner, C.J.
DB Dee Milliner talks about his team heading into the SEC Championship.
'It'll be a great game,' Tide's Dee Milliner says of battle with No.
Kicking it with Alabama's Dee Milliner .
Junior cornerback Dee Milliner is next in line.
Sean Hayes and Todd Milliner are producing partners behind NBC's Grimm and TV Land's Hot in Cleveland.
Milliner's Ode To Hats Topped With Timelessness .
Lady' is milliner's crowning achievement.
Lions take CB Dee Milliner.
Detroit Lions projected to select CB Dee Milliner in Todd McShay's first mock draft. blogger Andrea Adelson talks with Alabama CB Dee Milliner about returning to the BCS National Championship Game and the prospect of playing Notre Dame on Jan 7.
Detroit Lions projected to select CB Dee Milliner in Todd McShay's first mock draft .