Windlass - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈwɪndləs|  American pronunciation of the word windlass
Brit.  |ˈwɪndləs|  British pronunciation of the word windlass

noun

- lifting device consisting of a horizontal cylinder turned by a crank on which a cable or rope winds (syn: winch)

Word forms

noun
singular: windlass
plural: windlasses
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