from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- intransitive v. To quiver; to vibrate; to veer about.
- intransitive v. To make a ratting or clattering sound by twirling or shaking.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To quiver; vibrate; thrill; hence, to change or veer about, as the wind.
- To produce a rattling or whirring; make a clatter, as by shaking or twirling something.
- To twirl; whirl or twist.
- To strip or pluck off quickly.
- To strip of something; uncover; unroof; divest, as of covering or raiment.
- n. A twirl or whirl; a vibration, or something vibrating or whirling.
- n. A turn; a try.
- n. A substitute for a trundle-wheel or lantern-wheel in a mill.
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