Part of speech: verb

To move in or as in an eddy.

Part of speech: noun

A circling current, as of water; a turning aside; diversion.

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Usage examples "eddy":

  1. A low murmur began to eddy through the rooms. - "Hand and Ring", 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", 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", Charles Kingsley.