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Dog churn

Parf of speech: Noun, OED Year: N/A, OED Evaluation: N/A


It was a machine and it was like a big wheel. Great big wheel. And, ah, that wheel went round and in order to make it run the dog was tied on it. And as the dog walked on it like this, it made the wheel go. And the wheel made the- the- the churn- the dash of the churn go so that they, ah- that's what they called it, the dog churn
Old fashioned dog-powered machine used to churn butter
Interviewer: What other animals did you have on the farm? What else, 'sides the sheep? Speaker: Well, they generally had a dog, and they had the first power machine that was, ah- I ever heard of was a dog churn.
A churn driven by a dog.