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wind pump

[wind] /wɪnd/
noun
1.
a pump driven by a windmill.
Origin of wind pump
1650-1660
First recorded in 1650-60
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  • The second man pumped a wind pump with a living red wind through the red mouth.

    Rootabaga Stories Carl Sandburg

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