wharve

[ hwawrv, wawrv ]
/ ʰwɔrv, wɔrv /

noun

Spinning. a wheel or round piece of wood on a spindle, serving as a flywheel or as a pulley.

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Origin of wharve

before 1000; Middle English wherve,Old English hweorfa; derivative of hwerfan to revolve
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British Dictionary definitions for wharve

wharve
/ (wɔːv) /

noun

a wooden disc or wheel on a shaft serving as a flywheel or pulley

Word Origin for wharve

Old English hweorfa, from hweorfan to revolve; related to Old Saxon hwervo axis, Old High German hwerbo a turn
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