cable wheel

noun

Definition of cable wheel

: a drum of a windlass or capstan on which cable is wound : wildcat

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First Known Use of cable wheel

1858, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of cable wheel was in 1858

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“Cable wheel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cable%20wheel. Accessed 19 May. 2022.

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