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flutter wheel

  1. a waterwheel at the bottom of a chute, turned by the falling water.
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Origin of flutter wheel

First recorded in 1810–20
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Historical Examples

  • That's my flutter-wheel, and I feel like breaking it to pieces.

    Queer Stories for Boys and Girls

    Edward Eggleston