gipsy winch

gipsy winch

[′jip·sē ‚winch]
(mining engineering)
A small winch that may be attached to a post and operated by a rotary motion or the reciprocating action of a handle having a pair of pawls and a ratchet.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.