Mou*line"\, Moulinet \Mou"li*net\, n. [F. moulinet, orig., a little mill, dim. of moulin mill. See Mill.]

1. The drum upon which the rope is wound in a capstan, crane, or the like.

2. A machine formerly used for bending a crossbow by winding it up.

3. In sword and saber exercises, a circular swing of the weapon.
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