weather vane

or weath·er·vane

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Origin of weather vane

First recorded in 1715–25
Also called vane, wind vane. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words for weather vane

cock, vane, anemometer, weathercock, windsock

British Dictionary definitions for weather vane

weather vane

  1. a vane designed to indicate the direction in which the wind is blowing
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