And as they stood enchanted, the mill wheel turning and turning, who should come towards them but the cher Maître.
I see what it is: he must have got caught in some mill wheel: that's what has cut him up like that.
Occasionally a sharp crack announced that the mill wheel had been hit.
You return to the mill, and go to the granary; I will climb up the mill wheel.
A Drift is a trench or foss, cut in the ground to a certain depth, resembling a channel dug to convey water to a mill wheel.
Hollowed-out-tree-trunks supported by boards carry the water to the mill wheel, over which it falls.
The mill wheel moved no more; great icicles hung from the paddles and long snowdrifts lay piled against the dam.
She passes along, still asleep, to the lightly built bridge spanning the mill wheel, which is still turning round quickly.
I declare I might be turning round on top of my own mill wheel such times as these.
The story of the tying to the mill wheel had roused his suspicions as to her sanity—this last speech convinced him.