What does the word eddy mean?

Usage examples for eddy

  1. A low murmur began to eddy through the rooms. – Hand and Ring by Anna Katharine Green
  2. An eddy caught the horse and sucked him under, a wave carried her away from him, she was sinking, sinking, and stretched out her arms with longing. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  3. Besides, a fish seldom rises twice exactly in the same place, unless he be lying between two weeds, or in the corner of an eddy. – Prose Idylls by Charles Kingsley