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Fossils Embedded In Ohioan Millstones Confirm French Origination
2014-06-05 09:23:15

According to a recent study of fossils, a geologist has confirmed that millstones used in Ohio grain mills originated in France.


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pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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