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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Whirl v. t. [imp. & p. p. Whirled p. pr. & vb. n. Whirling.]
 1. To turn round rapidly; to cause to rotate with velocity; to make to revolve.
    He whirls his sword around without delay.   --Dryden.
 2. To remove or carry quickly with, or as with, a revolving motion; to snatch; to harry.
 See, see the chariot, and those rushing wheels,
 That whirled the prophet up at Chebar flood.   --Milton.
    The passionate heart of the poet is whirl'd into folly.   --Tennyson.