whirligig

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whirl·i·gig

noun \ˈhwər-li-ˌgig, ˈwər-\

: a child's toy that spins rapidly

Full Definition of WHIRLIGIG

1
:  a child's toy having a whirling motion
3
a :  one that continuously whirls, moves, or changes
b :  a whirling or circling course (as of events)

Origin of WHIRLIGIG

Middle English whirlegigg, from whirlen to whirl + gigg top — more at gig
First Known Use: 15th century

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