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An apparatus for making yarn or thread, consisting of a foot-driven or hand-driven wheel and a single spindle.
(Textiles) a wheel-like machine for spinning at home, having one hand- or foot-operated spindle
a device formerly used for spinning wool, flax, etc., into yarn or thread, consisting essentially of a single spindle driven by a large wheel operated by hand or foot.
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|Noun||1.||spinning wheel - a small domestic spinning machine with a single spindle that is driven by hand or foot|
distaff - the staff on which wool or flax is wound before spinning
leg - one of the supports for a piece of furniture
spindle - a stick or pin used to twist the yarn in spinning
spinning machine - a textile machine for spinning yarn and thread