circumgyration

circumgyration

(ˌsɜːkəmdʒaɪˈreɪʃən)
n
the act of rolling, turning, or travelling about
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I can understand they are caused by nothing but the Circumgyration of the Clouds, made by two contrary Winds meeting at a Point, and condensing the Cloud till it falls in the shape we see it; which by the twisting Motion sucks up Water, and doth much Mischief to Ships at Sea, where they happen oftner than at Land.