Sakiyeh
Sakieh Sak"i*eh, Sakiyeh Sak"i*yeh, n.] [Ar. s[=a]q[=i]ah canal, trench.] A kind of water wheel used in Egypt for raising water, from wells or pits, in buckets attached to its periphery or to an endless rope. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • Sakieh — Sak i*eh, Sakiyeh Sak i*yeh, n.] [Ar. s[=a]q[=i]ah canal, trench.] A kind of water wheel used in Egypt for raising water, from wells or pits, in buckets attached to its periphery or to an endless rope. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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