Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A fairground carousel.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Something that whirls or turns about in a rapid manner; a whirligig.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An American hesperiid butterfly, Thymelicus brettus, occurring along the coast from Connecticut to Mexico.
  • n. Something that whirls with velocity; a whirligig.
  • n. A great fish of the whale kind; a whirl-whale.

Etymologies

whirl +‎ about (Wiktionary)

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