• noun a device used for harvesting potatoes. The potatoes are left on the surface of the soil for picking later.


Cars & Driving

  • noun a knock-off/on nut for central locking wheels


  • noun a bowler who specialises in spinning the ball; broadly, any slow bowler
    Citation ‘If boundaries were extended, no second new balls were permitted, and outfields were made less lush, the spinner could come back into his own’ (Frith 1984)
    Citation ‘He [Shane Warne] is the most prodigious spinner of the ball of the last three decades, a gift which causes deceptive in-swing as well as excessive turn’ (Vic Marks, Wisden 1994)
    Citation ‘Iqbal struck Panesar back over his head for a six and a four, forcing the spinner to bowl over the wicket’ (Angus Fraser, Independent 18 July 2006)
  • noun a ball bowled with spin on it
    Citation ‘He got an undeniable spinner past the stubborn bat of the Lancashire man’ (Westminster Gazette 2 March 1895)

Information & Library Science

  • noun a display rack for books, which turns round


  • noun a revolving stand on which goods are displayed in a shop