whirley crane

noun

whirl·​ey crane
-lē-
variants or whirley
plural -s
: a crane free to rotate 360 degrees in picking up and depositing its load

Word History

Etymology

whirley alteration of whirly entry 1

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“Whirley crane.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/whirley%20crane. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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