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1. A job involving drudgery and confinement; SYN. salt mine.
2. A mill that is powered by men or animals walking on a circular belt or climbing steps; SYN. treadwheel.
3. An exercise device consisting of an endless belt on which a person can walk or jog without changing place.
Wheel turned by foot power (often by a domesticated animal) and used, for instance, to raise water from a well or grind grain.
salt mine · tread-wheel · treadwheel