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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR WHISKED

He unbound his crimson silk cloth and whisked it about in the water to wash it.

And, bolting the window, she whisked out of the room and locked the door behind her.

Mary lifted the pan from the stove, whisked it to the table, and blew her fingers.

The saints send it's not the white horse of the O'Donoghues has whisked her off!

I whisked him back by saying, "If you had stuck to the ship, you mean!"

He snatched at the hand, but she was on her guard and whisked it behind her back.

Something had whisked past the archway leading into the foyer.

They whisked him out of Mrs. Brenner's sight as quickly as they could.

And then, as if whisked away by magic, the foremost woman disappeared.

Then Eric and I whisked out into the blackness of a boisterous, windy night.

WORD ORIGIN

late 15c., from a Scandinavian source (cf. Danish viske, Norwegian, Swedish viska) related to Old English wiscian "to plait," weoxian "to clean" (with a whisk or brush), granwisc "awn" (see whisk (n.)). Related: Whisked; whisking.

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