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A circular device capable of rotating on its axis, facilitating movement or transportation or performing labour in machines.
(quote-book)| chapter=5| title=A Cuckoo in the Nest| passage=The departure was not unduly prolonged.(..)Within the door Mrs. Spoker hastily imparted to Mrs. Love a few final sentiments on the subject of Divine Intention in the disposition of buckets; farewells and last commiserations; a deep, guttural instigation to the horse; and the wheels of the waggonette crunched heavily away into obscurity.
A wheel and its implied control of a vehicle.
A potter's wheel.
- Then I went down to the potter's house, and, behold, he wrought a work on the wheels.
1878, (w), ''Kéramos''
- Turn, turn, my wheel! This earthen jar / A touch can make, a touch can mar.
A superuser on certain systems.
A rolling or revolving body; anything of a circular form; a disk; an orb.
(RQ:Milton Paradise Lost)
A turn or revolution; rotation; compass.
A recurring or cyclical course of events.
''the wheel of life''
- According to the common vicissitude and wheel of things, the proud and the insolent, after long trampling upon others, come at length to be trampled upon themselves.
1927 March, ''Popular Science'' (page 22)
- There was no vehicle of any sort, on land or water, in those days, that could go as fast as a bicycle, except a railroad train. (..) Hammondsport and Glenn Curtiss had never even heard of the not yet quite born automobile. But Glenn Curtiss could push his "wheel," with those long legs of his, uphill, downhill or on the level, faster than any other boy in Hammondsport.
To roll along on wheels.
''Wheel that trolley over here, would you?''
1841, “Parliamentary Masons.—Parliamentary Pictures,” ''(magazine)|Punch'', Volume I, p. 162,https://www.gutenberg.org/files/14932/14932-h/14932-h.htm
- Why should we confine a body of men to making laws, when so many of them might be more usefully employed in wheeling barrows?
1850, (w), ''(w)'', Chapter 28,http://www.gutenberg.org/files/766/766-h/766-h.htm
- He (..) cleared the table; piled everything on the dumb-waiter; gave us our wine-glasses; and, of his own accord, wheeled the dumb-waiter into the pantry.
1916, (w), ''(w)'', Book I, Chapter 1, § 9,http://gutenberg.net.au/ebooks13/1303281h.html
- But two cheerful women servants appeared from what was presumably the kitchen direction, wheeling a curious wicker erection, which his small guide informed him was called Aunt Clatter—manifestly deservedly—and which bore on its shelves the substance of the meal.
1916, (w), “A Girl’s Garden” in ''(w)'', New York: Henry Holt & Co., p. 61,https://archive.org/details/cu31924022429959
- She wheeled the dung in the wheelbarrow
- Along a stretch of road;
- But she always ran away and left
- Her not-nice load,
1924, (w), ''Mother Mason'', Chapter 3,http://gutenberg.net.au/ebooks05/0500531h.html
- Bob was wheeling the baby up and down, Mabel watching him, hawk-eyed, as though she suspected him of harboring intentions of tipping the cab over.
c. 1604, (w), ''(w)'', Act I, Scene 1,http://www.opensourceshakespeare.org/views/plays/play_view.php?WorkID=othello&Scope=entire&pleasewait=1&msg=pl
- Your daughter, if you have not given her leave,
- I say again, hath made a gross revolt;
- Tying her duty, beauty, wit and fortunes
- In an extravagant and wheeling stranger
- Of here and every where.
1898, (w), “(w)”http://gutenberg.net.au/ebooks07/0700031.txt
- The dog screamed, and, wheeling in terror, galloped headlong in a new direction.
1912, Stephens (author)|James Stephens, ''The Charwoman’s Daughter'', Chapter 8,http://gutenberg.net.au/ebooks07/0700221h.html
- The gulls in the river were flying in long, lazy curves, dipping down to the water, skimming it an instant, and then wheeling up again with easy, slanting wings.
1917, (w), ''The Affair at the Semiramis Hotel'', Chapter 3,http://gutenberg.net.au/ebooks13/1300621h.html
- But before he could move a step a taxi-cab turned into the Adelphi from the Strand, and wheeling in front of their faces, stopped at Calladine's door.
1922, (w), ''(w)'', Introduction, Chapter 5,http://gutenberg.net.au/ebooks01/0100111h.html
- Enver, Jemal and Feisal watched the troops wheeling and turning in the dusty plain outside the city gate, rushing up and down in mimic camel-battle, or spurring their horses in the javelin game after immemorial Arab fashion.
To cause to change direction quickly, turn.
1898, Butler (novelist)|Samuel Butler, ''The (w) of (w), Rendered into English Prose'', Book 17,http://www.bartleby.com/192/17.html
- (..) he did as Menelaus had said, and set off running as soon as he had given his armour to a comrade, Laodocus, who was wheeling his horses round, close beside him.
1931, (w), ''Fitzgeoffrey|Hawks of Outremer'', Chapter 2,http://gutenberg.net.au/ebooks06/0608041h.html
- Then wheeling his black steed suddenly, he raced away before the dazed soldiers could get their wits together to send a shower of arrows after him.
To travel around in large circles, particularly in the air.
''The vulture wheeled above us.''
1829, (w), “Timbuctoo,” lines 63-67,http://www.bartleby.com/270/12/123.html
- (..) Each aloft
- Upon his narrowed eminence bore globes
- Of wheeling suns, or stars, or semblances
- Of either, showering circular abyss
- Of radiance.
(RQ:Yeats Wild Swans)
1933, (w), ''First Russia, Then Tibet'', Part II, Chapter 8,http://www.gutenberg.net.au/ebooks14/1403321h.html
- We could see the poor brute in the bottom, as the vultures came wheeling down like baroque aeroplanes; its ribs were already bare.
(quote-journal)|date=7 September 2014|passage=As the moon wheels around Earth every 28 days and shows us a progressively greater and then stingier slice of its sun-lightened face, the distance between the moon and Earth changes, too. At the nearest point along its egg-shaped orbit, its perigee, the moon may be 26,000 miles closer to us than it is at its far point.
To put into a rotatory motion; to cause to turn or revolve; to make or perform in a circle.
1674, (w), ''(w)'', Book 7, lines 499-501,https://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Paradise_Lost_(1674)/Book_VII
- Now Heav’n in all her Glorie shon, and rowld
- Her motions, as the great first-Movers hand
- First wheeld thir course;
1751, (w), “(w)”, lines 5-8,http://www.bartleby.com/333/95.html
- Now fades the glimmering landscape on the sight,
- And all the air a solemn stillness holds,
- Save where the beetle wheels his droning flight,
- And drowsy tinklings lull the distant folds:
1839, (w), “Sunrise on the Hills,”https://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Sunrise_on_the_Hills
- (..) upward, in the mellow blush of day,
- The noisy bittern wheeled his spiral way.
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