Twirl

Definition of Twirl

Pronunciation: twẽrl
v. t.1.To move or turn round rapidly; to whirl round; to move and turn rapidly with the fingers.
[imp. & p. p. Twirled (twẽrld); p. pr. & vb. n. Twirling.]
See ruddy maids,
Some taught with dexterous hand to twirl the wheel.
- Dodsley.
v. i.1.To revolve with velocity; to be whirled round rapidly.
n.1.The act of twirling; a rapid circular motion; a whirl or whirling; quick rotation.
2.A twist; a convolution.

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