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tide mill

noun
1.
a mill operated by the tidal movement of water.
Origin of tide mill
1630-1640
1630-40
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  • There are many drawbacks to a tide-mill of this description.

    Time and Tide Robert S. (Robert Stawell) Ball
  • She was moored three quarters of a mile to the eastward of Brooklyn ferry, near a tide-mill on the Long Island shore.

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