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  Definition of winch
  1. lifting device consisting of a horizontal cylinder turned by a crank on which a cable or rope winds
  2. pull or lift up with or as if with a winch; "winch up the slack line"
Similar Words: windlass

 

Hyponyms: capstan

 

Part Meronyms: ship

 

Derivational Morphology: windlass

 

 
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