Noun treadle has 1 sense
  1. pedal, treadle, foot pedal, foot lever - a lever that is operated with the foot
    --1 is a kind of lever
    --1 is a part of
     organ, pipe organ; motor vehicle, automotive vehicle; bicycle, bike, wheel, cycle
    --1 has particulars:
     accelerator, accelerator pedal, gas pedal, gas, throttle, gun; brake pedal; clutch, clutch pedal; soft pedal; sustaining pedal, loud pedal
    Derived form: verb treadle2
,Verb treadle has 2 senses
  1. treadle - tread over; "the brickmaker treadles over clay to pick out the stones"
    --1 is one way to
    tread, trample
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  2. treadle - operate (machinery) by a treadle
    --2 is one way to
    operate, control
    Derived form: noun treadle1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something