Wheel Wheel, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Wheeled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Wheeling}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To convey on wheels, or in a wheeled vehicle; as, to wheel a load of hay or wood. [1913 Webster]

2. To put into a rotatory motion; to cause to turn or revolve; to cause to gyrate; to make or perform in a circle. ``The beetle wheels her droning flight.'' --Gray. [1913 Webster]

Now heaven, in all her glory, shone, and rolled Her motions, as the great first mover's hand First wheeled their course. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

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