\\ˈlasˌ ̷ ̷\ noun
Etymology: lass- (from lasso) (I) + rope

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  • Chinese windlass — Windlass Wind lass, n. [OE. windelas, windas, Icel. vindil[=a]ss, vind[=a]s, fr. vinda to wind + [=a]ss a pole; cf. Goth. ans a beam. See {Wind} to turn.] [1913 Webster] 1. A machine for raising weights, consisting of a horizontal cylinder or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English