Dictionary.com

dogvane

[ dawg-veyn, dog- ]
/ ˈdɔgˌveɪn, ˈdɒg- /
Save This Word!

noun Nautical.
a small vane that shows the direction of the wind, mounted in a position visible to a helmsman.
QUIZ
TEST YOUR MERIT ON THESE NEW WORDS IN 2021
The Dictionary added new words and definition to our vast collection, and we want to see how well-versed you are in the formally recognized new lingo. Take the quiz!
Question 1 of 8
What does JEDI stand for?
Meet Grammar CoachWrite or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar CoachImprove Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

Origin of dogvane

First recorded in 1760–70; dog + vane
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

How to use dogvane in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for dogvane

dogvane
/ (ˈdɒɡˌveɪn) /

noun
nautical a light windvane consisting of a feather or a piece of cloth or yarn mounted on the side of a vesselAlso called: telltale
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK