stem-winding

adjective
stem-wind·​ing | \ ˈstem-ˌwīn-diŋ How to pronounce stem-winding (audio) \

Definition of stem-winding

: wound by an inside mechanism turned by the knurled knob on the stem a stem-winding watch

First Known Use of stem-winding

1867, in the meaning defined above

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“Stem-winding.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stem-winding. Accessed 3 Aug. 2020.

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