Looking for the meaning or definition of the word spindle? Here's what it means.
(spinning) A rod used for spinning and then winding natural fibres (especially wool), usually consisting of a shaft and a circular whorl positioned at either the upper or lower end of the shaft when suspended vertically from the forming thread.
A rod which turns, or on which something turns.
A rotary axis of a machine tool or power tool.
Certain of the species of the genus Euonymus, originally used for making the spindles used for spinning wool.