Emblematical of St. Catharine, who was put to death on a wheel
somewhat resembling a chaff-cutter. St. Donatus bears a wheel set
round with lights.
St. Euphemia and St. Willigis both carry wheels.
St. Quintin is sometimes represented with a broken wheel at his
To put one's spoke into another man's
wheel. (See under Spoke.)
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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