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Thread #173194   Message #4200239
Posted By: Doug Chadwick
01-Apr-24 - 05:30 PM
Thread Name: Naming in threes
Subject: RE: Naming in threes
not clock - a roc is a spindle.

I always wondered why it was 'clock'. The DT has it as 'rod' and 'rock' (which makes even less sense than 'clock').

Have you any references for 'roc' meaning 'spindle'? I did a quick Google search but didn't find it defined in that way.