(in a windmill) a bevel gearwheel rotating with the wind shaft.
King Spruce, A Novel Holman Day
Si Klegg, Book 2 (of 6) John McElroy
Campmates Kirk Munroe
The Iron Horse R.M. Ballantyne
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 16, Slice 6 Various
the action of a brake or set of brakes, as in stopping a vehicle. brakes collectively.
Shipbuilding. mask (def 19).
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