- whirligig beetle,
- whirling dervish,
- whirlpool bath,
Origin of whirlpool
Examples from the Web for whirlpool
The shock plunges you into a whirlpool of fear, denial and feverish action.
The new wrinkle is that the river of time may whirlpool and even fork.
He was not to be deserted by his rescuers from the whirlpool, and that was comfort enough for the moment.The Lost City|Joseph E. Badger, Jr.
The Noda waters break their winter fetters first of all at Adonia, where the river leaps from the cliffs into the whirlpool.Joan of Arc of the North Woods|Holman Day
No whirlpool, not Maelstrom itself, could fright them as those four men.Gwen Wynn|Mayne Reid
His strength gave way—the waters rushed around the rock as a whirlpool.
A great wind arose and lashed the ocean, and a whirlpool seized the falukah and whirled it round and round.The Man Who Rocked the Earth|Arthur Train