Entry from British & World English dictionary
Definition of spindle whorl in English:
A whorl or small pulley used to weight a spindle.
- Other finds included a spindle whorl, two querns, and a bronze rivet.
- Other finds from the room included a spindle whorl, an iron strip, and a handstone.
- We watched the rhythmic spinning of the spindle whorl as it dropped slowly towards the floor.
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