Outswirl

swirl

[swurl]
verb (used without object)
1.
to move around or along with a whirling motion; whirl; eddy.
2.
to be dizzy or giddy, as the head.
verb (used with object)
3.
to cause to whirl; twist.
noun
4.
a swirling movement; whirl; eddy.
5.
a twist, as of hair around the head or of trimming on a hat.
6.
any curving, twisting line, shape, or form.
7.
confusion; disorder.

Origin:
1375–1425; late Middle English (north) < Scandinavian; compare Norwegian svirla; cognate with Dutch zwirrelen to whirl, German (dial.) schwirrlen to totter; all < a root *swir- (whence Danish svirre to whirl, German schwirren to whir) + -l- frequentative suffix

swirlingly, adverb
outswirl, verb (used with object)


2. reel, spin.
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swirl (swɜːl)
 
vb
1.  to turn or cause to turn in a twisting spinning fashion
2.  (intr) to be dizzy; swim: my head was swirling
 
n
3.  a whirling or spinning motion, esp in water
4.  a whorl; curl
5.  the act of swirling or stirring
6.  dizzy confusion
 
[C15: probably from Dutch zwirrelen; related to Norwegian svirla, German schwirren]
 
'swirling
 
adj
 
'swirlingly
 
adv
 
'swirly
 
adj

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swirl
early 15c., "whirlpool, eddy," originally Scottish, perhaps related to dialectal Norw. svirla or Du. zwirrelen "to whirl." The meaning "whirling movement" is from 1818. The verb is attested from 1510s, with an isolated instance from 14c.
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