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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Circle \Cir"cle\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Circled; p. pr. & vb. n. Circling.] [OE. cerclen, F. cercler, fr. L. circulare to make round. See Circle, n., and cf. Circulate.] [1913 Webster] 1. To move around; to revolve around. [1913 Webster] Other planets circle other suns. --Pope. [1913 Webster] 2. To encompass, as by a circle; to surround; to inclose; to encircle. --Prior. Pope. [1913 Webster] Their heads are circled with a short turban. --Dampier. [1913 Webster] So he lies, circled with evil. --Coleridge. [1913 Webster] To circle in, to confine; to hem in; to keep together; as, to circle bodies in. --Sir K. Digby. [1913 Webster]