moulinet definition

  • noun:
    • A circular slice, often made up of a parry, generally prime or seconde, moving thence into a circular slice.
    • The drum upon which the rope is wound in a capstan, crane, etc.
    • a device formerly useful for bending a crossbow by winding it up.
    • The drum or roller of a capstan, crane, etc.
    • A form of windlass used for bending the great crossbow. See cranequin, and cut in preceding column.
    • a type of turnstile.
    • A circular swing of a sword or saber.

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