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Anchor Chain

A chain used in conjunction with a winch mounted on the tail pole of a windmill to turn and secure the mill; made fast to CHAINPOSTS set around the base.

Alternative terms

Term Language Region
bezet-, keer-, tui-, spring-, storm-, rechtketting Dutch
chaîne f d'ancrage French
Sturmkette f German

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