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noun [countable] spindle pronunciation in British English /ˈspɪnd(ə)l/
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  1. 1
    the part of a spinning wheel that is shaped like a stick and has the new thread spinning round it
  2. 2
    a part of a machine that is shaped like a stick and has a wheel or other object spinning round it


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