To wind up
|To coil into a ball or small compass, as a skein of thread; to coil completely.|
|To bring to a conclusion or settlement; as, to wind up one's affairs; to wind up an argument.|
|To put in a state of renewed or continued motion, as a clock, a watch, etc., by winding the spring, or that which carries the weight; hence, to prepare for continued movement or action; to put in order anew.|
|To tighten (the strings) of a musical instrument, so as to tune it.|
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.