noun, plural ed·dies.
verb (used with or without object), ed·died, ed·dy·ing.
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Origin of eddy
OTHER WORDS FROM eddyun·ed·died, adjectiveun·ed·dy·ing, adjective
Definition for eddy (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for eddy
I depart as air ... I shake my locks at the runaway sun, I effuse my flesh in eddies and drift it in lacy jags.
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The eddies beyond the breakwater were a light and delicate mauve and looked nervously alive.Bella Donna|Robert Hichens
The wind that was sighing in the trees was whirling the dead leaves about in little eddies as they floated to earth.Marguerite|Anatole France
The mind runs ever in a thousand eddies like a river between cliffs.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 25 (of 25)|Robert Louis Stevenson
See, Wharton, there is a man crossing in the very eddies of the cataract, and in a skiff no bigger than an egg-shell.The Spy|J. Fenimore Cooper
Through the ravine runs a brook; the tiny pebbles at its bottom are all aquiver through its clear eddies.Dream Tales and Prose Poems|Ivan Turgenev