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whirlabout

[hwurl-uh-bout, wurl-] /ˈʰwɜrl əˌbaʊt, ˈwɜrl-/
noun
1.
a whirling around in a circle.
2.
a whirligig.
adjective
3.
whirling around.
Origin of whirlabout
1585-1595
First recorded in 1585-95; whirl + about
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British Dictionary definitions for whirlabout

whirlabout

/ˈwɜːləˌbaʊt/
noun
1.
anything that whirls around; whirligig
2.
the act or an instance of whirling around
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