meaning of Barker's mill

Barker's mill meaning in General Dictionary

A machine, conceived in the seventeenth century, worked by a form of effect wheel. Water moves into a vertical pipe and gushes from apertures in hollow horizontal hands, causing the machine to revolve on its axis.


Barker's mill meaning in General Dictionary

a device, conceived in the seventeenth century, worked by a form of response wheel. The water flows into a vertical pipe and gushes from apertures in hollow horizontal arms, resulting in the device to revolve on its axis.