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English definition of “spinning wheel”

spinning wheel

noun [C]    
a small machine used, especially in the past, at home for producing thread from fibres by turning them on a wheel operated by foot Knitting and sewing
(Definition of spinning wheel noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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