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a wheel, esp a waterwheel, that drives a mill
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  • Everything is going round and round in my head like a millwheel.

  • How could I speak when my brain was whirling like a millwheel, and my voice choked in my throat?

  • Each of them throws his mantle round another and is as swift as a millwheel.

  • Long windows opened out on to a lawn stretching down to the watercourse which fed the millwheel.

    Hyacinth George A. Birmingham
  • Moss and grass on a millwheel in the Midi are no surer signs of abandonment and disuse than a dry millrace.

    Riviera Towns Herbert Adams Gibbons
  • But people you talk with every day have got to have feeders for their minds, as much as the stream that turns a millwheel has.

    The Poet at the Breakfast Table Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
  • I would have loved to see the millwheel turn again, as it did in the old days.

    When Ghost Meets Ghost William Frend De Morgan
  • She showed them how to tame the rushing stream and make its water drive the millwheel.

    The Silent Readers William D. Lewis
  • For if the gates were opened, he would be swept into the millwheel, and there would be the end—the everlasting end.

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