Definition of spindle noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    spindle

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    noun
    NAmE//ˈspɪndl//
     
     
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  1. 1a long straight part that turns in a machine, or that another part of the machine turns around
  2. 2a thin pointed piece of wood used for spinning wool into thread by hand
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