windas

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch windas, ultimately from Old Norse.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

windas f (plural windassen, diminutive windasje n)

  1. windlass

Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

windas

  1. windlass
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for windas in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)


Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old Norse [Term?].

Noun[edit]

windas m (oblique plural windas, nominative singular windas, nominative plural windas)

  1. winch

Descendants[edit]

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