Webster 1913 Edition
One who, or that which, winds; hence, a creeping or winding plant.
An apparatus used for winding silk, cotton, etc., on spools, bobbins, reels, or the like.
One in a flight of steps which are curved in plan, so that each tread is broader at one end than at the other; – distinguished from flyer.
windera fan, and to winnow. [GREEK]. Cf.
To fan; to clean grain with a fan.
A blow taking away the breath.
To wither; to fail.
Webster 1828 Edition