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 for winder
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Winder \Wind"er\, n. [From Wind to turn.]
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     1. One who, or that which, winds; hence, a creeping or
        winding plant.
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     2. An apparatus used for winding silk, cotton, etc., on
        spools, bobbins, reels, or the like.
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     3. (Arch.) 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.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Winder \Wind"er\, v. t. & i. [Prov. E. winder a fan, and to
     winnow. ?. Cf. Winnow.]
     To fan; to clean grain with a fan. [Prov. Eng.]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Winder \Wind"er\, n.
     A blow taking away the breath. [Slang]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Winder \Wind"er\, v. i.
     To wither; to fail. [Obs.] --Holland.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  winder
      n 1: a worker who winds (e.g., a winch or clock or other
           mechanism)
      2: mechanical device used to wind another device that is driven
         by a spring (as a clock) [syn: winder, key]
      3: mechanical device around which something can be wound

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Winder, GA -- U.S. city in Georgia
     Population (2000):    10201
     Housing Units (2000): 4098
     Land area (2000):     10.835297 sq. miles (28.063289 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.359741 sq. miles (0.931725 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    11.195038 sq. miles (28.995014 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            83420
     Located within:       Georgia (GA), FIPS 13
     Location:             33.996495 N, 83.720873 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     30680
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Winder, GA
      Winder
  

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