Origin of wind-screen
First recorded in 1855–60
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Examples from the Web for windscreen
Through his windscreen he caught a glimpse of Allison and his hand stiffened on the control.
Stan saw a spread of fuselage and a wing through his windscreen and he pressed the gun button.
Well, it had just thirty-seven bullet holes in it, including one through the windscreen, a foot off his head.Air Men o' War
- British, Australian, NZ and Southern African the sheet of flat or curved glass that forms a window of a motor vehicle, esp the front windowUS and Canadian name: windshield
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