I.to turn round, to turn
a chariot round the doubling-post
; so of the chariot of Day, Aesch.
; ἑλ. κόνιν to roll the eddying
; ἑλ. δίνας
of the Euripus, Eur.
; ἑλ. βλέφαρα id=Eur.
of any rapid motion, esp. of a circular kind, ἑλ. πλάταν to ply
the oar swiftly
; ἑλ. πόδα to move the swift
: absol. to dance
3.to roll or wind round, as the wool round the distaff, Hdt., Eur.
metaph. to turn in one's mind, revolve
; ἑλ. λόγους to speak wily
II.Pass. and Mid. to turn oneself round, turn quick round, turn to bay, Il.; of a serpent, to coil himself, id=Il.; of a missile, to spin through the air, id=Il.
2.to turn hither and thither, go about
:—also, like Lat. versari, to be busy about
a thing, id=Il.
3.to whirl in the dance, Eur.
4.Mid. in Act. sense, with a whirl, like a sling, Il.