SPIN'DLE, adjective [See Spin.]
1. The pin used in spinning wheels for twisting the thread, and on which the thread when twisted, is wound.
2. A slender pointed rod or pin on which any thing turn; as the spindle of a vane.
3. The fusee of a watch.
4. A long slender stalk.
5. The lower end of a capstan, shod with iron; the pivot.
SPIN'DLE, verb intransitive To shoot or grow in a long slender stalk or body.