spray swept by a violent wind along the surface of the sea.
- Also spoondrift.
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How to use spindrift in a sentence
The spindrift scientists were always in demand, and their faces grew gaunt as the days passed.The Flaming Mountain | Harold Leland Goodwin
Dalgetty locked moodily out at the beach and the waves and the smoking spindrift.The Sensitive Man | Poul William Anderson
Snowdrift of the mountains, spindrift of the sea, You shall keep your kingdoms; Joscelyn for me!Songs from Vagabondia | Bliss Carman and Richard Hovey
Snowdrift of the mountains, spindrift of the sea, Let us part the treasure Of the world in three.Songs from Vagabondia | Bliss Carman and Richard Hovey
Raw shuddering gusts whipped the sea till the ship lurched and men felt driven spindrift stinging their faces.The Valor of Cappen Varra | Poul William Anderson
British Dictionary definitions for spindrift
spray blown up from the surface of the sea
powdery snow blown off a mountain
- Nontechnical name: spoondrift
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