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.