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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A mechanical toy.


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  • Behmen; but it may the whizgig, a very pretty toy, and philosophical withal, for few of those who used it could explain it.

    A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume I (of II)

  • In the centre of this dreary apartment there is a bed about the size of one of those whizgig temples in which the Genius appears in a pantomime.

    The Book of Snobs


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