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swirl

The irregular wood grain pattern that surrounds knots or crotches, esp. found in veneer.
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They discover an ad for a Bully Slayer while being held upside down for a toilet swirly, and decide to follow up.
She loves the painting so much that she climbs through the canvas to get a closer look of the swirly skies and the bright yellow stars.
This swirly skirted dress from Coast, PS160, is just the ticket.
My Sindy thought she was pretty out there in her swirly flares.
Additionally, the highly sought after swirly pop, aka Whirly Pop, prompted TheCandylandStore.
There was a bit of a headwind and it was quite swirly, but it was good to come and experience that ahead of the Games because now I can be confident coming into it.
ZENA SAYS: My memories of patterned bed sheets are of swirly 1970s patterns and candy stripes, so I was pleasantly surprised to find these really pretty designs from an American company which ships to the UK.
We view and talk about many of Vincent's works as we read a book, Vincent van Gogh: Sunflowers and Swirly Stars, by Brad Bucks and Joan Holub (Grosset & Dunlap; 2001).
Pinkberry, a US-based company offering outlets for frozen desserts, has introduced the Pinkberry Swirly Gram for Valentine's Day.
I just wanted it to be round and swirly and fun because that's what a dessert shop should be," Andi said, wearing an apron that seemed to match the store.
The swirly, scarlet design of the can is attractive but maybe not bold enough to stand out against the harder block colours of Tango and Pepsi, for example.
This means I'm in a constant state of vigilance for the Sneaky Cream, the bit of swirly cream that restaurants drop onto puddings unannounced.