Origin of undershot
verb (used with object), un·der·shot, un·der·shoot·ing.
verb (used without object), un·der·shot, un·der·shoot·ing.
Origin of undershoot
Examples from the Web for undershot
Sawyer Gundry could have taken him with one hand and tossed him over the undershot wheel.Erema|R. D. Blackmore
Its volume is sufficient, even in time of severest drought, to turn the undershot wheel of a large mill.Archeological Investigations|Gerard Fowke
He had an undershot jaw, a pair of eyes that saw both sides of the street at once, and a head like a choppin' block.Torchy|Sewell Ford
Undershot, un′dėr-shot, adj. moved by water passing under the wheel.
The rest of the work is the same as for the undershot wheel.Woodworking for Beginners|Charles Gardner Wheeler