- To wince; to shrink; to kick with impatience or uneasiness.
- A kick, as of a beast, from impatience or uneasiness.
- A crank with a handle, for giving motion to a machine, a grindstone, etc.
- An instrument with which to turn or strain something forcibly.
- An axle or drum turned by a crank with a handle, or by power, for raising weights, as from the hold of a ship, from mines, etc.; a windlass.
- A wince.