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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cir·cle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Circled p. pr. & vb. n. Circling ]
 1. To move around; to revolve around.
    Other planets circle other suns.   --Pope.
 2. To encompass, as by a circle; to surround; to inclose; to encircle.
    Their heads are circled with a short turban.   --Dampier.
    So he lies, circled with evil.   --Coleridge.
 To circle in, to confine; to hem in; to keep together; as, to circle bodies in.