• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Whirlabout Something that whirls or turns about in a rapid manner; a whirligig.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n whirlabout An American hesperiid butterfly, Thymelicus brettus, occurring along the coast from Connecticut to Mexico.
    • n whirlabout Something that whirls with velocity; a whirligig.
    • n whirlabout A great fish of the whale kind; a whirl-whale.
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