Sometimes on sailing ships or in primitive mills, torque is supplied by several people walking around a big wheel, each pushing an attached lever. Or the lever might be pulled by a donkey. What do you call this kind of wheel? You sometimes see them in movies like pirates of the Caribbean.
a broad revolving cylinder with a vertical axis used for winding a rope or cable, powered by a motor or pushed round by levers.
A winch. Sometimes a grinder which is really short for a grinder winch. More modern ships tend to use either mechanical or standing grinder winches known as coffee grinders.