hand·​wheel ˈhan(d)-ˌ(h)wēl How to pronounce handwheel (audio)
: a wheel worked by hand

Word History

First Known Use

1704, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of handwheel was in 1704

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“Handwheel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/handwheel. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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