- But if we wish to avoid establishing a black market, and the sale of fireworks to the public is to continue, then let these be the sparklers, Catherine wheels and small rockets Mr Waller appears to favour.
- By the end of the day we managed to acquire a substantial collection of rockets, Catherine wheels and sparklers.
- Next was a 2/6 box - as before with a couple of rockets, a few Catherine wheels and some Bangers.
Late 16th century (as a heraldic term for a spiked wheel): named after St Catherine (see Catherine, St), with reference to her martyrdom.
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