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: one that winds: such as
: a worker or machine that winds thread and yarn
: a key for winding a mechanism (such as a clock)
: a step that is wider at one end than at the other (as in a spiral staircase)
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13th century, in the meaning defined above
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to reject or criticize sharply
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