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Definitions of spindle:

part of speech: noun

The pin from which the thread is spun or twisted: a pin on which anything turns: the fusee of a watch.

part of speech: verb

Among gardeners, to put forth a long and slender stalk.

part of speech: noun

In a spinning wheel or machine, the long, thin rod used for twisting and winding the thread; in spinning by hand, a round stick tapering at each end, on which the thread is twisted and held; a rod or pin on which anything turns.

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