Examples from the Web for nilometer
This is the isle of Rodda, on the bank of which Moses was found, and where you may see the Nilometer.The Rulers of the Mediterranean|Richard Harding Davis
The moon-god Khons bears in his hands either a palm-branch or "the Nilometer."Moon Lore|Timothy Harley
A few days later an anxious crowd gathered to see the water mark on the Nilometer begin to come up.Birdseye Views of Far Lands|James T. Nichols
Nilometer, nī-lom′e-tėr, n. a gauge for measuring the height of water in the river Nile: any river-gauge—also Nī′loscope.
All these things were regulated by the indications of the Nilometer.Xerxes|Jacob Abbott