Moulinet meaning

(fencing, chiefly sabre) A circular cut, often composed of a parry, usually prime or seconde, moving thence into a circular cut.
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The drum upon which the rope is wound in a capstan, crane, etc.
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A machine formerly used for bending a crossbow by winding it up.
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Origin of moulinet

  • French moulinet, diminutive of moulin (“a mill”).

    From Wiktionary