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treadle in Technology topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtreadletread‧le /ˈtredl/ noun [countable]  Ta flat piece of metal or wood that you move with your foot to turn a wheel in a machine
Examples from the Corpus
treadleThe women of San Pablo had returned to home-work, making dolls' dresses on treadle operated machines.Will they really want treadle or dread?