Fusus means a spindle; so called from the spindle-shaped stem.
From these ends is extended the spindle of Necessity, on which all the revolutions turn.
This is pierced by the spindle, which is driven home through the centre of the eighth.
Above the spindle we began to see sailfish jumping everywhere.
It is much easier to turn the latch of a door with the knob than with the spindle when the knob is off.
And so comes now a contrivance for holding the spindle in this position.
Here for the first time is seen the combination of spindle, flyer and bobbin.
She paused as she joined a long tress of wool at the spindle.
He loosened the string a bit and twisted it once about his spindle.
These bars strengthened the axletree and resisted wear at the spindle.