tail-beam

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tail-beam (plural tail-beams)

  1. Synonym of tail-pole
    • 2011, Stanley Freese, Windmills and Millwrighting, Cambridge University Press, page 40
      Old post-mills were turned or 'luffed' into the wind by a pole variously called the tail-pole, tail-beam, turning-beam, or tiller-beam.