Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

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  • noun A fairground carousel.

Etymologies

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whirl +‎ about

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