"whirligigs" in the noun sense
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"
2. carousel, carrousel, merry-go-round, roundabout, whirligig
a large, rotating machine with seats for children to ride or amusement
"whirligigs" in the verb sense
whirl or spin like a whirligig
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