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tide mill

noun
1.
a mill operated by the tidal movement of water.
Origin of tide mill
1630-1640
First recorded in 1630-40
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  • "They seem to have soured the disposition of the tide mill," ventured Sylvia.

    The Opened Shutters

    Clara Louise Burnham
  • "If you've never seen the tide mill before, do look at it," she went on.

    The Opened Shutters

    Clara Louise Burnham
  • He recalled, too, that she had made some comment on the tide mill.

    The Opened Shutters

    Clara Louise Burnham
  • I don't propose to go over to the tide mill afoot and alone.

    The Opened Shutters

    Clara Louise Burnham
  • Rays from the sinking sun were kissing the sightless upper windows of the tide mill until the weather-beaten shutters grew pink.

    The Opened Shutters

    Clara Louise Burnham
  • Out dropped pencil sketches of the tide mill and a gallery of the residents at the farm.

    The Opened Shutters

    Clara Louise Burnham
  • At the same moment her eye caught a sailboat entering the broad path of water that led to the tide mill.

    The Opened Shutters

    Clara Louise Burnham
  • The boat sailed toward the tide mill and under its cold shadow into the smiling, alluring Basin.

    The Opened Shutters

    Clara Louise Burnham
  • She paused, her lips apart, her eyes wide, for all at once she caught sight of the tide mill.

    The Opened Shutters

    Clara Louise Burnham
  • Again the girl turned pale, as at the moment when first she discovered the tide mill this morning.

    The Opened Shutters

    Clara Louise Burnham

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