a waterwheel onto which the propelling water is fed at the height of a horizontal axle.
Inventors at Work George Iles
a defensive work, usually breast high. Historical Examples The Battle of New Orleans Zachary F. Smith Saint Bartholomew’s Eve G. A. Henty A Virginia Scout Hugh Pendexter The Desert Home Mayne Reid The Childrens’ Story of the War, Volume 4 (of 10) James Edward Parrott The Desert Home Mayne Reid Great Events in the History […]
to nurse (a baby) at the breast; suckle. (of a baby) to nurse. to nurse a baby. Contemporary Examples The Post-Pregnancy Weight-Loss Obsession Katie Gentile January 22, 2010 Birth as Performance Art? Jennifer Block October 16, 2011 Historical Examples New York Times Current History: The European War, Vol. 8, Pt. 2, No. 1, July 1918 […]
having a breast. having a specified kind of breast (usually used in combination): narrow-breasted. James Henry, 1865–1935, U.S. archaeologist and historian of ancient Egypt. Anatomy, Zoology. (in bipeds) the outer, front part of the thorax, or the front part of the body from the neck to the abdomen; chest. Zoology. the corresponding part in quadrupeds. […]
James Henry, 1865–1935, U.S. archaeologist and historian of ancient Egypt.