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English noun: windlass

1. windlass (artifact) lifting device consisting of a horizontal cylinder turned by a crank on which a cable or rope winds


Synonymswinch


Broader (hypernym)lifting device


Narrower (hyponym)capstan, yard donkey, yarder


Part meronymship









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