Smock mill

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Smock mill a windmill of which only the cap turns round to meet the wind, in distinction from a post mill, whose whole building turns on a post.
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Usage

In poetry:

An' I can see agen t' mill race
An' watch t' owd hawthorns shower
Theer petals ower meadows wheer
White leddies-smock wud flower.
"In Sydney Harbour" by Dorothy Una Ratcliffe