gurdy

noun

gur·​dy
ˈgərdē
plural -es
: a revolving drum or large spool used in hauling nets and lines aboard commercial fishing boats

Word History

Etymology

short for hurdy-gurdy

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“Gurdy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gurdy. Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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