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A rope winding roller or drum which is rotated by the insertion of rods or bars into holes through the roller. May be used for lifting MILLSTONES or for WINDING the mill.

Alternative terms

Term Language Region
cabestan m, cabestan mobile m French
kaapstander, koe, gangspil, (verplaatsbaar) kruispil Dutch
Spill n, Gangwinde f German

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