a wheel, used like a pinion, consisting essentially of two parallel disks or heads whose peripheries are connected by a series of bars that engage with the teeth of another wheel.
Origin of lantern wheel
First recorded in 1785–95
Also called lantern pinion, trundle.
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Fig. 140 shows two different kinds of stops for a lantern-wheel.The Library of Work and Play: Mechanics, Indoors and Out|Fred T. Hodgson