He has mentioned to me that you went off with a noise like a catherine-wheel.
The others were watching him much as they would a catherine-wheel that refused to ignite.
This sends the hair all out like a catherine-wheel, and dries the brush with quite astonishing rapidity.
After which he went away as a catherine-wheel, and I saw him no more.
The fly-wheel of the engine revolved like a catherine-wheel composed of water—water flying in brief tangents from the rim.
He would wheel you by the beard round his arm like a catherine-wheel, I do assure you.
Rose-Window, a circular window, called also a catherine-wheel, or a Marigold window.
She swung round the yard, doubled in two, making circles like a catherine-wheel about him until the old blackguard was mesmerised.