Examples from the Web for millwheel
How could I speak when my brain was whirling like a millwheel, and my voice choked in my throat?The Doctor's Red Lamp|Various
Moss and grass on a millwheel in the Midi are no surer signs of abandonment and disuse than a dry millrace.Riviera Towns|Herbert Adams Gibbons
Each of them throws his mantle round another and is as swift as a millwheel.
Everything is going round and round in my head like a millwheel.A Woodland Queen, Complete|Andre Theuriet
But people you talk with every day have got to have feeders for their minds, as much as the stream that turns a millwheel has.The Poet at the Breakfast Table|Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.