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whirligig

 
Noun whirligig has 2 senses
  1. top, whirligig, teetotum, spinning top - a conical child's plaything tapering to a steel point on which it can be made to spin; "he got a bright red top and string for his birthday"
    --1 is a kind of plaything, toy
    --1 has particulars: humming top; peg top; whipping top, whip top
    Derived form: verb whirligig1
  2. carousel, carrousel, merry-go-round, roundabout, whirligig - large mechanical apparatus with seats for children to ride on
    --2 is a kind of ride
Verb whirligig has 1 sense
  1. whirligig - whirl or spin like a whirligig
    --1 is one way to
    spin, spin around, whirl, reel, gyrate
    Derived form: noun whirligig1
    Sample sentence:
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