the conclusion of any action, activity, etc.; the end or close.
the preparatory movements of the arm before pitching a ball. Compare stretch ( def 22 )
a mechanical object
, as a toy or wristwatch, that is driven by a spring or similar mechanism that must be wound.
an act or instance of winding up.
1565–75; noun use of verb phrase wind up
is always a great word to know.
So is ninnyhammer. Does it mean: