[wind-skreen, win-]

noun Chiefly British.

Origin of wind-screen

First recorded in 1855–60 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for wind-screen

Historical Examples of wind-screen

  • If we cannot we must shelter beneath the first wind-screen of rock we can find.

    Fix Bay'nets

    George Manville Fenn

  • "I'm oot o' baccy," he said, again peering over the wind-screen.

    Captain Calamity

    Rolf Bennett

  • He didn't raise a wind-screen, but let the air blow around him, the air of Earth.

    The Chapter Ends

    Poul William Anderson

  • He could see them reflected in the wind-screen, sometimes out of the tail of his eye.

    Mortal Coils

    Aldous Huxley

  • Finally, he hurled the starting-handle at the wind-screen and smashed it.