A Catherine Wheel the size of a 10p was nailed to the garden fence and spun round twice with a few sparks flying off and gave us about as much excitement as getting one number on a Euromillions rollover would these days.
What does CW stand for?
CW stands for Catherine Wheel (band)
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- Can't Wait
- Carat Weight (precious minerals)
- Carbonated Water
- Carnauba Wax
- Carriage Way
- Carrier Wave
- Carson Wagonlit (travel agency)
- Castle Wars (gaming, Runescape)
- Cat's Whisker
- Caution and Warning (also seen as C&W)
- CBS and Warner Bros (televison network)
- CBS Warner (TV network)
- Celtic Woman (musical group from Ireland)
- Championship White (Acura Integra Type R color)
- Chaotic Wrestling (Massachusetts)
- Cheese Whiz (food product)
- Chemical Warfare
- Chemical Weapon(s)
- Chemical Week (magazine)
Samples in periodicals archive:
What was wrong with sparklers and a Catherine Wheel pinned to the fence?
REMEMBER when Guy Fawkes night consisted of little more than a packet of sparklers, a Catherine wheel pinned to a tree and a rocket fired from an empty milk bottle?
Catherine Wheels will also not miss out, as the hotel brand is offering their namesakes the chance to stay for free too.
On to bonfire night with Barratt, and aptly named Catherine Wheels are perfect for firework watching.
Kristie Heseltine, 25, a dinner lady from Carlin How: "The Catherine wheel.
At the end of the story, on an island in the Caribbean, some of the same characters discover another Catherine wheel in the wall of another convent, this one ruined and abandoned.
The Golden Section (1983) is a relic of Tharp's ambitious dance/musical The Catherine Wheel.