Winch

Definition of Winch

v. i.1.To wince; to shrink; to kick with impatience or uneasiness.
n.1.A kick, as of a beast, from impatience or uneasiness.
1.
1.A crank with a handle, for giving motion to a machine, a grindstone, etc.
2.An instrument with which to turn or strain something forcibly.
3.An axle or drum turned by a crank with a handle, or by power, for raising weights, as from the hold of a ship, from mines, etc.; a windlass.
4.A wince.

Related Words

draw, force, pull, windlass
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