millwheel millwheel

Definition(s):

  • (n) water wheel that is used to drive machinery in a mill

Usage(s):

  • Here is Cheever, taking tranquilizers as a prescribed substitute for alcohol, complaining that the medication made him feel as "stagnant as the water under an old millwheel.
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languish languish
/ˈlæŋɡ wɪʃ /