Gin wheel

In a cotton gin, a wheel for drawing the fiber through the grid; a brush wheel to clean away the lint.
(Mining) the drum of a whim.

See also: Gin, Gin

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The Health & Safety Executive carried out an investigation and found the ladder was not tied both ends, there was an obstructed walkway and there was no Gin Wheel - a pivot device used for hoisting equipment.
We'd play by the big gin wheel and crawl through the long tunnels that led to the limekilns.