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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A stick or pin used to twist the yarn when twirling; Any of various rotating shafts that serve as axes for larger rotating parts; (biology) tiny fibers that are seen in cell division.

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  • And yes, the spindle is supposed to point down like that.
  • I saw the name spindle tree when looking up the exact spelling.
  • And now I have to figure out when the spindle is full, and how to ply it ....
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