- a narrow street or alley.
Origin of wynd
1375–1425; late Middle English (Scots) wynde, Old English gewind winding path. See wind2
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Examples from the Web for wynd
Mr. Wynd said the shrinking process includes filling the head with hot sand and boiling it with herbs.
“The main idea of the museum is to cheer people up,” Wynd says.
“Curiosity cabinets are really a 16th century thing of trying to understand the world,” Wynd says.
There, Wynd confesses that he had spent the night sleeping on the floor, after a technical glitch was discovered around midnight.
According to Wynd, “Freddie Mercury once said he wanted to lead a Victorian life surrounded by exquisite clutter.”
Once Chirsty left him and took up her abode in a house just across the wynd.Auld Licht Idylls</p>
J. M. Barrie
But let the cabman who brought me up to Wynd's Point tell his own story.Windfalls
(AKA Alpha of the Plough) Alfred George Gardiner
"No—but there were twenty chased me into the wynd," said Oliver.The Fair Maid of Perth
Sir Walter Scott
There the man stopped and asked to be excused while he entered the wynd.The Ascent of the Soul
Amory H. Bradford
But Robert was down the wynd like a long-legged grayhound, and Elshender could only follow like a fierce mastiff.Robert Falconer
- Scot a narrow lane or alley
C15: from the stem of wind ²
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