v. turn round rapidly; move round rapidly; move swiftly
We laid there all day, and watched the rafts and steamboats spin down the Missouri shore.
Sentence in Classic:
Bewildered and stunned by this blow, Jefferson Hope felt his head spin round, and had to lean upon his rifle to save himself from falling.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
I have had a great shock, and when I try to think of what it is I feel my head spin round, and I do not know if it was all real or the dreaming of a madman.
Her stepmother sent her out every day to sit by the well in the high road, there to spin until she made her fingers bleed.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm Context
He told them what he had said and what the rector had said and, when he had told them, all the fellows flung their caps spinning up into the air and cried:.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
Tom was over the stile and starting for the house; the wagon was spinning up the road for the village, and we was all bunched in the front door.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain Context
Answering the English nurse that she was quite well, and that she was going to the country tomorrow, Anna sat down by the little girl and began spinning the cork to show her.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
I judged him to be about my own age, but he was much taller, and he had a way of spinning himself about that was full of appearance.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context