windrode

[wind-rohd]

adjective Nautical. (of a moored vessel)

riding with the force of the wind.

Nearby words

  1. windowpane shell,
  2. windows,
  3. windowsill,
  4. windpipe,
  5. windproof,
  6. windrow,
  7. windrower,
  8. windsail,
  9. windsailing,
  10. windscale

Origin of windrode

First recorded in 1625–35; wind1 + rode1

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