tread-wheel


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Noun1.tread-wheel - a mill that is powered by men or animals walking on a circular belt or climbing stepstread-wheel - a mill that is powered by men or animals walking on a circular belt or climbing steps
milling machinery, grinder, mill - machinery that processes materials by grinding or crushing
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He joined more than 10,000 convicts in Van Diemen's Land, toiling on a tread-wheel to grind wheat for the bakery, working on road and building projects, or breaking rocks at the nearby quarries.