verb (used with object), spin·dled, spin·dling.
verb (used without object), spin·dled, spin·dling.
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Origin of spindle
regional variation note for spindle
OTHER WORDS FROM spindlespin·dle·like, adjectivemul·ti·spin·dled, adjective
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Along the way, a succession of other rapacious characters flock to the Spindle Gallery.
In spinning, the simplest form of the spindle—a slender stick thrust through the center of a round wooden disk—is used.Navajo weavers|Washington Matthews
To whirl the spindle, a cross stick, d, is tied to the large end.
The true diameter is then calipered the same as in spindle work.A Course In Wood Turning|Archie S. Milton and Otto K. Wohlers
A distance washer W is placed between the end of the spindle S and the fork-end F.
For this one it is necessary to have a weight wheel attached to the lower part of the spindle.The Book of Camp-Lore and Woodcraft|Dan Beard