Wind

This is “wind, air in motion”, not “to wind, to put in a curved shape” – and may I remind my Dear Word Fans that words with nautical significance have massive entries in the OED? Ye bobs. Two cups of coffee. Magnificent.

• 1.068 of the smoke-rings he had sent up the wind over The Hill.
• 1.079 The winds were moaning in the night.
• 1.123 and cracking in the wind.
• 2.03 Wind got up,
• 2.031 The wind broke up the grey clouds,
• 2.034 the wind shook the rain off the leaves,
• 2.034 wind or no wind;
• 2.034 wind or no wind;
• 2.042 anything at all on a windy night,
• 4.002 and the wind came shrill among the rocks.
• 4.002 and the wail of wind
• 4.005 Then came a wind
• 4.005 and the wind whipped the rain
• 4.009 in the wind.
• 4.012 The wind was howling
• 4.012 it was good to hear the wind
• 5.034 Wind,
• 5.034 wind of course,
• 6.045 There was no wind that evening to bring even a sea-sighing
• 6.059 and not windy.
• 6.059 and the wind,
• 7.003 It is a fair morning with little wind.
• 7.008 May the wind under your wings bear you
• 7.096 like wind
• 7.098 The wind was on the withered heath,
• 7.099 The wind came down from mountains cold,
• 7.1 The wind went on from West to East;
• 8.004 and longed for the feel of wind on their faces.
• 8.037 and a noise of wind,
• 8.043 and the feel of the wind,
• 10.045 and winds were cold,
• 11.019 except that of the wind
• 12.029 with a noise like a roaring wind.
• 12.042 that smoke on a gentle wind
• 12.07 and wind,
• 12.102 down the wind
• 13.002 I must feel the wind on my face soon or die.
• 13.05 and to feel the wind on my face.
• 13.05 But, ow! this wind is cold!’
• 14.025 and the wind grew loud
• 14.025 and down the wind came the voices
• 14.026 shivering in the cold wind,
• 14.041 It is an ill wind,
• 15.024 for the peaceful winding up of these affairs.
• 17.002 They will have got wind of his coming.
• 17.031 The next day the wind shifted west,
• 17.04 Winter thunder on a wild wind rolled roaring up
• 17.04 but it did not come with the wind,
• 17.062 The clouds were torn by the wind,
• 17.064 The eagles were coming down the wind,
• 19.011 The wind’s in the tree-top, the wind’s in the heather;
• 19.011 The wind’s in the tree-top, the wind’s in the heather;
• 19.014 Sigh no more Pine, till the wind of the morn!
• 19.019 and wind

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