Cath"er*ine wheel` (?). [So called from St. Catherine of Alexandria, who is represented with a wheel, in allusion to her martyrdom.]

1. Geoth.Arth.

Same as Rose window and Wheel window. Called also Catherine-wheel window.

2. Pyrotechny

A revolving piece of fireworks resembling in form the window of the same name.

[Written also Catharine wheel.]


© Webster 1913.