wind shake

[ wind ]
/ wɪnd /

noun

Also called anemosis. a flaw in wood supposed to be caused by the action of strong winds upon the trunk of the tree.
such flaws collectively.

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Also called cup shake.

Origin of wind shake

First recorded in 1535–45
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British Dictionary definitions for wind shake

wind shake
/ (wɪnd) /

noun

a crack between the annual rings in wood: caused by strong winds bending the tree trunk
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