pole lathe

noun

Definition of pole lathe

: a primitive lathe in which the cord passing around the work to rotate it is fastened at its ends to the treadle and to an elastic pole above

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“Pole lathe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pole%20lathe. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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