The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
a. & n. from Spin.
Spinning gland (Zool.), one of the glands which form the
material for spinning the silk of silkworms and other
Spinning house, formerly a common name for a house of
correction in England, the women confined therein being
employed in spinning.
Spinning jenny (Mach.), an engine or machine for spinning
wool or cotton, by means of a large number of spindles
Spinning mite (Zool.), the red spider.
Spinning wheel, a machine for spinning yarn or thread, in
which a wheel drives a single spindle, and is itself
driven by the hand, or by the foot acting on a treadle.