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[wind-proof] /ˈwɪndˌpruf/
resisting wind, as fabric or a jacket or coat.
Origin of windproof
First recorded in 1610-20; wind1 + -proof Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Moleskin or whipcord withstands the hardest usage and is windproof and warm.

    Touring Afoot Claude Powell Fordyce
  • When sich mud am daubed in de cracks it stay and dem cabins am sho' windproof and warm.

  • They tell me that every one here puts on fat in the cold weather as a kind of windproof jacket.

    Le Petit Nord

    Anne Elizabeth Caldwell (MacClanahan) Grenfell and Katie Spalding
  • These are sold to the soldiers and sailors for wear under their tunics and are most beautifully light and windproof.

    Women and War Work

    Helen Fraser
  • A windproof coat of thin oil-silk or of a kind of paper-cloth made by a Paris firm, is a very good substitute for a spare sweater.

    How To Ski and How Not To Vivian Caulfeild
  • A modern, up-to-date coop should have a warm, windproof sleeping room and an outside scratching shed.

    Outdoor Sports and Games

    Claude H. Miller
  • Outside the mits we wore an outer covering of windproof material, so as not to wear them out too quickly.

  • Ail the walls were double and were made of windproof material, with about an inch between for the air to circulate.

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