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flutter wheel

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noun

a waterwheel at the bottom of a chute, turned by the falling water.

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Nearby words

fluting, flutist, flutter, flutter kick, flutter mill, flutter wheel, flutter-fibrillation, flutterboard, fluttery, fluty, fluvastatin

Origin of flutter wheel

First recorded in 1810–20
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for flutter wheel

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

    Queer Stories for Boys and Girls|Edward Eggleston