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WHEEL, n.

1. A circular frame of wood, iron or other metal, consisting of a nave or hub, into which are inserted spokes which sustain a rim or felly the whole turning on an axis. The name is also given to a solid circular or round piece of wood or metal, which revolves on an axis. The wheel and axle constitute one of the mechanical powers.
2. A circular body.
3. A carriage that moves on wheels.
4. An instrument for torturing criminals as an examination made by the rack and the wheel.
5. A machine for spinning thread, of various kinds.
6. Rotation revolution turn as the vicissitude and wheel of things.
7. A turning about a compass.

He throws his flight in many an airy wheel.

8. In pottery, a round board turned by a lathe in a horizontal position, on which the clay is shaped by the hand.

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Dictionary of Words from the King James Bible. Public Domain. Copy freely.
Material presented was supplied by Brandon Staggs and was derived from the KJV Dictionary found on his website located at av1611.com.
The unabridged 1828 version of this dictionary in the SwordSearcher Bible Software.

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Entry for 'Wheel'. King James Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/kjd/w/wheel.html.

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