wheel of fortune

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noun
  1. a wheel-like gambling device that is rotated or spun to determine the winner of certain prizes.

Origin of wheel of fortune

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First recorded in 1755–65

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wheel of fortune

noun
  1. (in mythology and literature) a revolving device spun by a deity of fate selecting random changes in the affairs of man: Often shortened to: wheel

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