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air well

noun
1.
a ventilating shaft in a building.
Also called air shaft.
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  • Draw the air well in after an outward breath, to empty the lungs.

    Steve Young George Manville Fenn
  • The three voices made the air well acquainted with the affair.

  • The air well warmed up, Nature in her jocund mood, still, all leaf and sap.

  • Then Louis Raincy whistled an air well known to both of them, "Can ye sew cushions, can ye sew sheets?"

    Patsy S. R. Crockett
  • The moonlight playing across the sky had caught something white and faintly luminous that floated on air well above the tree tops.

    The Red Lure Roy J. Snell
  • Jane having rested, Brandon offered to teach her the new dance, saying he could whistle an air well enough to give her the step.

  • When these clothes are taken off at night, they should be so spread out, that they will air well before morning.

  • I don't call this machine any great beauty, but it seems to cut the air well.

    The Forest of Swords Joseph A. Altsheler

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