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a circular firework that spins round and round emitting colored fire

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Includes a Catherine wheel, 11 pretty coloured fountains, five Roman candles, four rockets and an aerial mine.
MEGA BLASTER A value for money set of 19 fireworks comprising four Roman candles, 14 fountains and a Catherine wheel. PS9.99 Boom factor: 2
What is indubitably present, in a little hole set in the wall of the convent, is a Catherine wheel, a rotating line on a pulley by which those outside the convent can send their petitions like laundry to the sequestered nuns.
Kids, well yeah, I say kids, young adults, were throwing fireworks, Catherine Wheels. I assume they were Catherine Wheels because they came shooting across the road and they hit the car.
1-2, Catherine Wheels Company, The Egg, Empire State Plaza, btw Madison and State Sts, 518/473-1845, 518/473-4168
SOs are disk galaxies, relatively free from gas, whose color is on average somewhat yellower than that of the typically gassy, Milky Way-like catherine wheels. This would explain why most of the star-burst activity is in only one of the two galaxies -- that is where the gas is.
Huddersfield Town were behind the huge event and thousands of onlookers at the Canalside display were bedazzled by the dozens of rockets and Catherine Wheels lighting up the skies.
sparklers, wheels rockets' Back then, there were but a handful of celebratory explosives on offer to the general public: bangers, sparklers, Catherine wheels and rockets.
Catherine Wheels have produced a whirligig of a show which, for the littlest ones, could just be about two funny men learning about colour and, for the older ones, can be about concepts of change, difference, acceptance and compassion.
The show, from Scotland's Catherine Wheels Theatre Company and directed by Andy Manley, introduced us to a one colour set consisting of a free-standing array of bird houses and a myriad minute touches - the centrepiece of which was a mirror ball moon.
The show, from Scotland's Catherine Wheels Theatre Company and directed by Andy Manley, introduced us to the one colour set that consisted of a free-standing array of bird houses and a myriad of minute touches - the centrepiece of which was a mirror ball moon.
Something Wishful is Chester's "most spectacular cultural event of the year", featuring fireworks, floating sculptures, human Catherine wheels, a wishing tree, lanterns and music.
There are soups resembling bread puddings, sausages in the shape of Catherine wheels and a whole new take on bubble and squeak.
Bright-coloured Catherine wheels precariously pivoted.
As a child, growing up in West Derby, I remember neighbourhood bonfires, Catherine Wheels (wobbling on posts), rockets, Roman Candles, roast jacket potatoes, chestnuts, gingery Parkin and the familiar smell of gunpowder drifting through the chilly night air.