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 Wheatear (the bird)Wheel of Fortune (The). 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Emblematical of St. Catharine, who was put to death on a wheel somewhat resembling a chaff-cutter.   1
   St. Dona’tus bears a wheel set round with lights.   2
   St. Euphe’mia and St. Willigis both carry wheels.   3
   St. Quintin is sometimes represented with a broken wheel at his feet.   4
   To put one’s spoke into another man’s wheel. (See under SPOKE.)   5

 Wheatear (the bird)Wheel of Fortune (The). 

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