Eddied
Eddy \Ed"dy\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Eddied}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Eddying}.] To move as an eddy, or as in an eddy; to move in a circle. [1913 Webster]

Eddying round and round they sink. --Wordsworth. [1913 Webster]


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