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(ux) of wind''.
Air artificially put in motion by any force or action.
The ability to breathe easily.
- If my wind were but long enough to say my prayers, I would repent.
News of an event, especially by hearsay or gossip. (non-gloss definition)
One of the five basic elements (see Wikipedia article on the Classical elements).
Breath modulated by the respiratory and vocal organs, or by an instrument.
- Their instruments were various in their kind, / Some for the bow, and some for breathing wind.
A direction from which the wind may blow; a point of the compass; especially, one of the cardinal points, which are often called the "four winds".
Bible, (w) xxxvii. 9
- Come from the four winds, O breath, and breathe upon these slain.
Types of playing-tile in the game of mah-jongg, named after the four winds.
Mere breath or talk; empty effort; idle words.
- Nor think thou with wind / Of airy threats to awe.
1946, George Orwell, ''Politics and the English Language''
- Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
A bird, the dotterel.
The region of the plexus, where a blow may paralyze the diaphragm and cause temporary loss of breath or other injury.
''The boxer was winded during round two.''
To exhaust oneself to the point of being short of breath.
''I can’t run another step — I’m winded.''
To turn a boat or ship around, so that the wind strikes it on the opposite side.
''The hounds winded the game.''
To turn a windmill so that its sails face into the wind.(cite-book)
- Whether to wind / The woodbine round this arbour.
- It was April 22, 1831, and a young man was walking down Whitehall in the direction of Parliament Street. He wore shepherd's plaid trousers and the swallow-tail coat of the day, with a figured muslin cravat wound about his wide-spread collar.
To entwist; to enfold; to encircle.
- Sleep, and I will wind thee in arms.
(rfdate) Sir (w)
- He therefore turned him to the steep and rocky path which(..)winded through the thickets of wild boxwood and other low aromatic shrubs.
1751, (w), (w)
- The lowing herd wind slowly o'er the lea.
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- The long and winding road / That leads to your door / Will never disappear.
To have complete control over; to turn and bend at one's pleasure; to vary or alter or will; to regulate; to govern.
- to turn and wind a fiery Pegasus
- Gifts blind the wise, and bribes do please / And wind all other witnesses.
- Were our legislature vested in the prince, he might wind and turn our constitution at his pleasure.
To introduce by insinuation; to insinuate.
- You have contrived(..)to wind / Yourself into a power tyrannical.
(rfdate) ''Government of Tongues''
- little arts and dexterities they have to wind in such things into discourse
To cover or surround with something coiled about.
To make a winding motion.
"Rural Affairs" by Anna Hutton-North, Lulu.com ISBN 1471790428 (no publication date given) https://books.google.no/books?id=m7bZAwAAQBAJ&pg=PA33&lpg=PA33&dq=%22wound+the+window%22&source=bl&ots=snv5JI1qoQ&sig=yTknoCP9aVabexTmUJfCmPpJ7Xw&hl=no&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwihoMH-uPvYAhWJesAKHUIYAJkQ6AEIODAEv=onepage&q=%22wound%20the%20window%22&f=false
The act of winding or turning; a turn; a bend; a twist.
(nl-verb form of)