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bull wheel Explained

Bull wheel at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Bull \Bull\, a.
Of or pertaining to a bull; resembling a bull; male; large;
fierce.

{Bull bat} (Zo["o]l.), the night hawk; -- so called from the
loud noise it makes while feeding on the wing, in the
evening.

{Bull calf}.
(a) A stupid fellow.

{Bull mackerel} (Zo["o]l.), the chub mackerel.

{Bull pump} (Mining), a direct single-acting pumping engine,
in which the steam cylinder is placed above the pump.

{Bull snake} (Zo["o]l.), the pine snake of the United States.


{Bull stag}, a castrated bull. See {Stag}.

{Bull wheel}, a wheel, or drum, on which a rope is wound for
lifting heavy articles, as logs, the tools in well boring,
etc.

bull wheel at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Noun

Inter: en-noun » head=bull wheel
  • A type of large windlass used in drilling.
    1. 1939, Inter: w » Raymond Chandler, The Big Sleep, Penguin 2011, p. 237:
    2. :Outside a big wooden bull wheel was tilted against the wall.


    Translation: ta » bull wheel