Part of speech: adjective

Turning spirally about an axis.

Part of speech: adjective

Having bend; twisting.

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Usage examples "winding":

  1. We could hardly wait for the man to light his lamp, and as soon as he started down the winding stairs, Rectus and I followed him. - "A Jolly Fellowship", Frank R. Stockton.
  2. As soon as she reached home Marty gave her mother a glowing description of the chairs, winding up with, And, O mamma! - "A Missionary Twig", Emma L. Burnett.
  3. At dusk, the carriages began to appear, winding up the long avenue, which led to the house. - "Dawn", Mrs. Harriet A. Adams.