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Morrish Bible Dictionary
In the East these are usually small, every family having its own mill. A woman, or sometimes two sit at the mill, turning the upper stone, casting in the grain occasionally through a hole in it Larger mills are also referred to, the stone being turned by an ass. Numbers 11:8; Matthew 18:6; Mark 9:42; Revelation 18:21,22 .
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Morrish, George. Entry for 'Mill, Millstone'. Morrish Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/mbd/m/mill-millstone.html. 1897.