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Example sentences from the Web for windmill
There’s even up, in Yorkshire, a working windmill that actually produces flour.
Adding to the citizens’ misery are rolling electrical blackouts, possibly related to the fact that the state legislature has banned all sources of electricity except windmills and 9-volt batteries.
Tim Hwang recognizes he is tilting at windmills here, trillion-dollar windmills.Does Advertising Actually Work? (Part 2: Digital) (Ep. 441)|Stephen J. Dubner|November 26, 2020|Freakonomics
Up next: a windmill prototype, which is a few months from being finished.
But the American Dream is such a pretty windmill to chase that it's not a problem to get new arrivals to join in the pursuit.
They are, across the board, quixotic characters hacking at the windmill of language.
We are of as much consequence to an army, as wind to a windmill: the wings can't be put in motion without us.The Battle of Hexham;|George Colman
And on a slight rise, but so concealed from him by the willows that only the great wings showed, stood the windmill.The Amazing Interlude|Mary Roberts Rinehart
The mills were presumably driven for the most part by water, though we have a reference to a windmill as early as the year 833.
The windmill shown in the sketch is one that will always face the wind, and it never requires adjustment.The Boy Mechanic, Book 2|Various
With your colors to wear, I shall have the honor of breaking a lance against the biggest windmill in the world.In Search of the Unknown|Robert W. Chambers
British Dictionary definitions for windmill
Idioms and Phrases with windmill
see tilt at windmills.