twizzle

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twizzle

(ˈtwɪzəl)
n
a spin or twist
vb (intr)
to spin or twist
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References in classic literature ?
Captain Purnall presses a switch and our signal beam begins to swing through the night, twizzling spokes of light across infinity.
Goose-stepping troops perform an impressive routine, but there's something about the twizzling of their rifles which reminds me of Morris dancing at a country fair.
When did you ever see Sir Alex Ferguson twizzling around with notebooks or confusing his players with dossiers of arrows pointing everywhere?"
Attack blanket weed by twizzling it round a stick and using a special clearer - again, seek advice - that will not only kill it off but also prevent it coming back.
The other features mouthfuls of salt water, a perpetual twizzling of the shoulders and the terrifying dependence on your own puny musculature to pull yourself free from a capsized kayak after a close encounter with a supertanker.
The last thing anyone wants is for bored workers to be sitting around, twizzling their thumbs.
FALLING SEEDS WATCH out for the little sycamore helicopters twizzling around in the breeze, and ripe brown acorns being carried off by squirrels.
Riesling is perfect with food, not least spicy Asian prawns and noodles (that was me, sipping and twizzling).
And around the 80th minute we had the sad sight of this tall, former basketball player twizzling on the right side of Wimbledon's box and then passing (you couldn't say shooting) the ball towards Neil Sullivan between the posts.
You could say to yourself you felt a bit of slithering and twizzling about, but then you think it's only because you're thinking about them and what they're doing.
A kitchen sieve is great for scooping out duckweed, and a bamboo cane is a useful tool for twizzling out wodges of blanket weed.