The windlass is an apparatus for moving heavy weights.
Device used to pull in or let out a rope or cable
Apparatus for moving heavy weights, consisting of a horizontal
cylinder rotated by the turn of a crank or belt; a winch is affixed to one end, and a cable is wound around the winch, pulling a weight attached to the opposite end
A machine consisting of a drum on an axle, a friction brake or ratchet and pawl, and a crank handle or prime mover (often an electric or hydraulic motor), with or without gearing, to give increased mechanical advantage when hauling on a rope or cable.
Any of various forms of winch, in which a rope or cable is wound around a cylinder, used for lifting heavy weights.