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English definition of “treadle”

treadle

noun [C] uk   /ˈtred.l̩/ us  
a part of a machine that, when operated by the foot, gives the power to turn a wheel in the machine: My grandmother still uses her old treadle sewing machine.Engines and motorsThe engine and engine parts
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