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handspike


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Handspike  \Hand"spike`\,  n. 
  A  bar  or  lever,  generally  of  wood,  used  in  a  windlass  or 
  capstan,  for  heaving  anchor,  and  in  modified  forms,  for 
  various  purposes. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  handspike 
  n  :  a  metal  bar  (or  length  of  pipe)  used  as  a  lever 




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