walk-mill

noun (1)

Definition of walk-mill

 (Entry 1 of 2)

dialectal, British

walk-mill

noun (2)
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Definition of walk-mill (Entry 2 of 2)

: a mill powered by one or more persons or animals walking

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History and Etymology for walk-mill

Noun (1)

Middle English walkmil, walkemilne, probably partial translation of Middle Dutch walkemole, from walken to knead, full + mole, molen mill; akin to Old High German mulī, mulin mill

Noun (2)

walk entry 1

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“Walk-mill.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/walk-mill. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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