What does the word cyclone mean?

Usage examples for cyclone

  1. At our trailer court he was known as Cyclone Johnson. – The-Life-of-Me-an-autobiography by Johnson, Clarence Edgar
  2. So when Dorothy was first blown to this place by a cyclone I arranged to go away with her in a balloon; but the balloon escaped too soon and carried me back alone. – Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz by L. Frank Baum.
  3. Her loosened hair hung heavy about her shoulders, then wound itself about her, as she whirled in a cyclone of movement. – The Trumpeter Swan by Temple Bailey