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 for Chain pump
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Chain pump \Chain" pump`\
     A pump consisting of an endless chain, running over a drum or
     wheel by which it is moved, and dipping below the water to be
     raised. The chain has at intervals disks or lifts which fit
     the tube through which the ascending part passes and carry
     the water to the point of discharge.
     [1913 Webster]

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