1818, Sir Walter Scott, Heart of Mid-Lothian:Her and the gudeman will be whirrying through the blue lift on a broom-shank.
1817, Sir Walter Scott, Tales of my Landlord:See now, mither, what ye hae dune," whispered Cuddie ; ' " there's the Philistines, as ye ca' them, are gaun to whirry awa' Mr. Henry, and a' wi' your nashgab, deil be on't !".
1820, Sir Walter Scott, Monastery:Some of the quality, that were o' his ain unhappy persuasion, had the corpse whirried away up the water.
Origin of whirry
- From whirr.