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breast wheel

noun
1.
a waterwheel onto which the propelling water is fed at the height of a horizontal axle.
Origin of breast wheel
1750-1760
1750-60
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  • Quite as pictorial as a breast-wheel is a wind-mill, the older the better, thinks the artist as he views its weather-beaten frame.

    Inventors at Work George Iles

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