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wind-screen

[ wind-skreen, win- ]
/ ˈwɪndˌskrin, ˈwɪn- /
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noun Chiefly British.
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Origin of wind-screen

First recorded in 1855–60
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British Dictionary definitions for wind-screen

windscreen
/ (ˈwɪndˌskriːn) /

noun
British, Australian, NZ and Southern African the sheet of flat or curved glass that forms a window of a motor vehicle, esp the front windowUS and Canadian name: windshield
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