Definition of post mill in English:

post mill

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chiefly • historical
  • A windmill supported by a post on which it pivots to catch the wind.
    More example sentences
    • There are three types of wind mill; an example of the oldest, the post mill, is pictured here.
    • Garboldisham post mill was probably erected in the late 1700s and a piece of the original woodwork bears the inscription WR 1780
    • It is the largest post mill in Sussex, and is unique in that it is fitted with Hammond's Patent Sweep Governor, a feature previously fitted to Jack Mill, Clayton.

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