circling


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circling

persistent walking in circles; it may be caused by deviation of the head because of a bend in the neck, or be due to rotation of the head, e.g. caused by listeriosis or brain abscess. A sign of unilateral vestibular disease or cerebral lesion (toward the side of the lesion; adverse syndrome).

circling disease
References in classic literature ?
Among those circling futilely the outskirts of the banqueters was old Tublat.
The central tangle of the battle above was circling down as if to come into touch with the power-house fight.
Not a muscle moved-to Ska, circling above, it became evident that the end had come--that at last he should be rewarded for his long vigil
About a stout stake near the centre of the circling fires a little knot of black warriors stood conversing, their bodies smeared with white and blue and ochre in broad and grotesque bands.