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postmill

[ pohst-mil ]
/ ˈpoʊstˌmɪl /
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noun
a windmill with machinery mounted on a frame that turns in its entirety to face the wind.
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Origin of postmill

First recorded in 1815–25; post1 + mill1
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British Dictionary definitions for postmill

post mill

noun
a windmill built round a central post on which the whole mill can be turned so that the sails catch the wind
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