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Definition of Winds
Wind Wind, n.
The act of winding or turning; a turn; a bend; a twist; a
WindWind Wind, v. t. [From Wind, moving air, but confused in
sense and in conjugation with wind to turn.] [imp. & p. p.
Wound (wound), R. Winded; p. pr. & vb. n. Winding.]
To blow; to sound by blowing; esp., to sound with prolonged
and mutually involved notes. ``Hunters who wound their
Ye vigorous swains, while youth ferments your blood, .
. . Wind the shrill horn. --Pope.
That blast was winded by the king. --Sir W.
Scott. WindWind Wind, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Winded; p. pr. & vb. n.
1. To expose to the wind; to winnow; to ventilate.
2. To perceive or follow by the scent; to scent; to nose; as,
the hounds winded the game.
(a) To drive hard, or force to violent exertion, as a
horse, so as to render scant of wind; to put out of
(b) To rest, as a horse, in order to allow the breath to
be recovered; to breathe.
To wind a ship (Naut.), to turn it end for end, so that the
wind strikes it on the opposite side.
Wind Wind, n. (Boxing)
The region of the pit of the stomach, where a blow may
paralyze the diaphragm and cause temporary loss of breath or
other injury; the mark. [Slang or Cant]
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