Post mill

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Post mill a form of windmill so constructed that the whole fabric rests on a vertical axis firmly fastened to the ground, and capable of being turned as the direction of the wind varies.
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Usage

In literature:

They had an especial fondness for the hitching-post in front of the mill.
"Main Street" by Sinclair Lewis
In a few seconds everybody was at the post of duty; from bottom to top the mill was occupied.
"Nana, The Miller's Daughter, Captain Burle, Death of Olivier Becaille" by Emile Zola
Beyond the post-office he turned toward the red-brick house that sat above the mill-pond.
"The Trail of the Lonesome Pine" by John Fox, Jr.
By 1827 trading-posts had been established at Blue Mills, Fort Osage, and Independence.
"The Old Santa Fe Trail" by Henry Inman
Regarding both old style and new process milling, you are already posted.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 303" by Various
Look thy mill go aright with the four sailes, and the post stand with steadfastness.
"History of the English People, Volume II (of 8)" by John Richard Green
Put up a notice in the mill and post-office; everybody 'll find it out.
"Medoline Selwyn's Work" by Mrs. J. J. Colter
Without farther opposition, the English army took possession of the post at the Saw Mills, within two miles of Ticonderoga.
"The Life of George Washington, Vol. 1 (of 5)" by John Marshall
I rode to a picket post two miles from the mill, passing over the spot where the Confederate soldier had fallen.
"Campaigns of a Non-Combatant," by George Alfred Townsend
Well, I say you're drunk, going out like this in mill' of the night to post letter with no 'dress on it.
"Miss Mapp" by Edward Frederic Benson
He sat down exhausted on a post inside the mill.
"Timar's Two Worlds" by Mór Jókai
The old man is all the time posting notices at the mine and at the mill.
"Blue Goose" by Frank Lewis Nason
He did not look like a candidate for a post at the mill, but rather like a rich young gentleman.
"More Tales by Polish Authors" by Various
The subject of this sketch for some time kept the post office at Stanley's Mills.
"The Canadian Portrait Gallery - Volume 3 (of 4)" by John Charles Dent
On Tuesday, the twenty-third, 304,000 had quit their posts in the mills and furnaces.
"The Great Steel Strike and its Lessons" by William Z. Foster
There are now two post offices, one at Erin Centre village, and the other at Jewett's Mills, two and a half miles apart.
"Fifty Years In The Northwest" by William Henry Carman Folsom
So he posted down to the mill door.
"Tales from the Fjeld" by P. Chr. Asbjörnsen
Ye can't run the post-office thar an' a saw-mill thirty mile away at the same time.
"The Phantoms of the Foot-Bridge and Other Stories" by Charles Egbert Craddock
The subject of this sketch for some time kept the post office at Stanley's Mills.
"The Canadian Portrait Gallery Volume 3" by John Charles Dent
The post office was the only public office in the town until the cotton mills were built on the Lamprey River in 1823.
"Early American Scientific Instruments and Their Makers" by Silvio A. Bedini
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In news:

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Posted on October 15, 2012 at 10:56 pm by Mike Monroe in Patty Mills.
While there was no plan in advance, almost every post up for election in New York Mills was won by a woman, including the incoming Mayor, Julie Gerber.
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