Another cord closes the sluice and everything is stationary.
It was not far from the head of the sluice, and, therefore, a most critical position.
Part of that stream forms a sluice for a water-mill, and at or near this mill The laws of Gortyn.
The Mud-pups didn't understand how to sluice them down properly after operations.
They had to get their logs through, and the only way to do it was to sluice McCanes first, and charge him with the time.
The range of smoky mills driven by a sluice from the fall had better be away.
One life, one love, is the Christian idea, and into this sluice or mold it has been endeavoring to compress the whole world.
The herring run this sluice and jump the gate with perfect ease.
The puddling-box is used only in small mining operations, and never with the sluice, or in hydraulic claims.
And on reaching the pond, they opened the sluice, and whish!
c.1400, earlier scluse (mid-14c.), a shortening of Old French escluse "sluice, floodgate" (Modern French écluse), from Late Latin exclusa "barrier to shut out water" (in aqua exclusa "water shut out," i.e. separated from the river), from fem. singular of Latin exclusus, past participle of excludere "to shut out" (see exclude).
1590s, from sluice (n.). Related: Sluiced; sluicing.