Jean François Bruel, executive chef at Daniel, and eddy Leroux, chef de cuisine, in particular.
Every man swam towards a place where a small point of land caused a sort of eddy and checked the force of the undertow.
There was hardly a large stone in it for the water to eddy about.
As good fortune will have it, there is frequently an eddy or two at the foot of a rapid and into one of these she ran.
Our redemption, Mrs. eddy says, lies in Divine Mind, of which we are a part.
Yes, he could see the eddy where the child had sunk; and in another moment he had dived into the dark water.
We fly together, like straws in an eddy, to part in the open stream.
He had passed the eddy, and the entrance of the cove was near.
“She cried then because she was hungry,” said the matter-of-fact eddy.
It was while Mrs. Anderson was insisting and the girl protesting that Anderson, with eddy at his heels, had entered the room.
mid-15c., Scottish ydy, possibly from Old Norse iða "whirlpool," from Proto-Germanic *ith- "a second time, again," which is related to the common Old English prefix ed- "again, backwards; repetition, turning" (forming such words as edðingung "reconciliation," edgift "restitution," edniwian "to renew, restore," edhwierfan "to retrace one's steps," edgeong "to become young again"). Cf. Old English edwielle "eddy, vortex, whirlpool." The prefix is cognate with Latin et, Old High German et-, Gothic iþ "and, but, however." Related: Eddies.
1810, from eddy (n.). Related: Eddied; eddying.
A current, as of water or air, moving in a direction that is different from that of the main current. Eddies generally involve circular motion; unstable patterns of eddies are often called turbulence. See also vortex.