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Winze, winz, n. in mining, a small ventilating shaft between two levels.
It was easy for a man to fall down an uncovered winze in a strange mine.
They seized Oliver by the arms and dragged him hastily towards the nearest winze that led upward.
They were in a level which the water entered, not by flowing along or descending, but, by rising up through a winze.
On hearing the noise they ran to this winze, and, looking down, saw the water boiling and roaring far below.