rundle

noun
run·​dle | \ ˈrən-dᵊl How to pronounce rundle (audio) \

Definition of rundle

1 : a step of a ladder : rung
2 : the drum of a windlass or capstan

First Known Use of rundle

1565, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for rundle

Middle English roundel circle — more at roundel

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“Rundle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rundle. Accessed 11 Jul. 2020.

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