from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun An apparatus for making yarn or thread, consisting of a foot-driven or hand-driven wheel and a single spindle.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A machine for spinning wool, cotton, or flax into threads by hand.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun a
domestic devicefor making yarnor thread; having a single spindleand a wheeldriven by handor foot
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun a small domestic spinning machine with a single spindle that is driven by hand or foot
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