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see whirlwindwhirlwind,
revolving mass of air resulting from local atmospheric instability, such as that caused by intense heating of the ground by the sun on a hot summer day. Examples of whirlwinds are waterspouts, tornadoes, small whirls of dust or leaves, and the sand whirls of the
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dust devil

[′dəst ‚dev·əl]
(meteorology)
A small but vigorous whirlwind, usually of short duration, rendered visible by dust, sand, and debris picked up from the ground; diameters range from about 10 to 100 feet (3 to 30 meters), and average height is about 600 feet (180 meters).
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Williamson was already facing a difficult choice between ante-post favourite Decoupage and Bellator, but the latter's trainer Venetia Williams had little hesitation in adding Samakaan to her likely team for the race after he had raced clear of Willy Willy.
Dai Williams is swanning around America, where Father Sky did him proud in finishing third at Maryland last weekend, but he has left the 'ship' in safe hands with his wife Beverley, who saddled Willy Willy to win the two-mile handicap hurdle.
Willy Willy made a spectacular debut at the age of five in the nine-furlong maiden when he led from start to finish and came right away in the closing stages in the manner of a horse who might well go on to better things.