1. [mid-16C–19C] (UK Und.) to steal, to rob, to break open; thus mill a ken ; [late 18C] mill a go, to succeed in a robbery or theft; [mid-18C–19C] mill a quod, to break out of prison; milling n., goods worth stealing.
2. [17C–19C] to smash, to break open, to spoil.
3. [17C+] to thrash, to fight, to overcome; to hit.
4. [late 17C–1900s] to kill, to murder.
5. [mid-18C] to consume.
[mid-17C–19C] a housebreaker.
[early 18C] (UK Und.) to pick a pocket.
[mid-16C–mid-19C] (UK Und.) to rob a house.
[late 18C–early 19C] to knock out someone’s eye.
[late 17C–mid-19C] (UK Und.) to break a window, esp. as a means of entering a house.