[wind-shey-kuh n]

Origin of wind-shaken

First recorded in 1540–50 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for wind-shaken

Historical Examples of wind-shaken

  • The wind-shaken branches of thought stretched with a broader sweep.

    Ernest Linwood

    Caroline Lee Hentz

  • Suddenly an apple dropped from a wind-shaken bough and fell at our feet.

    The Confession of a Fool

    August Strindberg

  • The man kneeling in the shadows quivered like a wind-shaken reed.

    The Hill of Venus

    Nathan Gallizier

  • And then again it was poor and pitiful, wind-shaken and old, but it was home.

    The Bondboy

    George W. (George Washington) Ogden

  • A flickering sunlight fell upon the wind-shaken lilac trees in the square enclosure.

    The Illustrious Prince

    E. Phillips Oppenheim