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tide mill

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Definition of tide mill in English:

noun

A mill with a waterwheel driven by the tide.
Example sentences
  • I had at last come upon his mythic littoral, with its tide mill and waters which flowed both ways.
  • Heading towards Eling Hill and the toll bridge, next to the tide mill, I came up against the first of the traffic.
  • Indeed, tide mills, in use on the Spanish, French and British coasts, date back to the 11 th century.

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