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meanings of windlass


  1. An apparatus resembling a winch or windlass, for bending the bow of an arblast, or crossbow.
  2. Any of various forms of winch, in which a rope or cable is wound around a cylinder, used for lifting heavy weights.
  3. A winding and circuitous way; a roundabout course.


  1. To take a roundabout course; to work warily or by indirect means.
  2. To raise with, or as if with, a windlass; to use a windlass.

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