What does the word swivel mean?

Usage examples for swivel

  1. Tom clung to his swivel- seat, staring ahead. – Tom Swift and his Electric Locomotive or, Two Miles a Minute on the Rails by Victor Appleton
  2. There was a flat- topped desk here, a swivel chair, an armchair, a rather good drawing or two on the walls, and a soft yielding carpet underfoot. – The Further Adventures of Jimmie Dale by Frank L. Packard
  3. " So ho, my little gamecock, my little schooner with a swivel," said he who had called himself Jack Ball, " and where can this valiant butcher be found?" – Richard Carvel, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009