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Stone Nut

Small cogged PINION mounted on the STONE SPINDLE or QUANT, which is driven by the GREAT SPUR WHEEL, or the Brake or TAIL WHEEL in a HEAD-AND-TAIL POST MILL. May be engaged to turn the runner stone. The final driven pinion to the runner stone. See also SLIP COG.

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Alternative terms

Term Language Region
Millstone Pinion English
Stone Pinion English
Stone Trundle English