windbreak

[ wind-breyk ]
/ ˈwɪndˌbreɪk /

noun

a growth of trees, a structure of boards, or the like, serving as a shelter from the wind.

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Origin of windbreak

First recorded in 1765–75; wind1 + break
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British Dictionary definitions for windbreak

windbreak
/ (ˈwɪndˌbreɪk) /

noun

a fence, line of trees, etc, serving as a protection from the wind by breaking its force
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