- zephyr cloth,
- zephyr worsted,
- zephyr yarn,
Origin of zephyr
Examples from the Web for zephyr
Scholar-activists Larry Lessig and Zephyr Teachout have recently been working to revive it.Undo Citizens United? We’d Only Scratch the Surface|Jedediah Purdy|November 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Meanwhile, in a closely watched contest in New York, Andrew Cuomo easily defeated liberal law professor Zephyr Teachout.Populists Go Down in Battle for the Soul of the Democratic Party|David Freedlander|September 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Zephyr Teachout clocked the governor Tuesday in big, progressive stretches of New York, taking 35 percent of the primary vote.Andrew Cuomo Can't Ignore It Now: He's Weak Even at Home|David Freedlander|September 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Zephyr Teachout lives in a fifth-floor walkup in Fort Greene, Brooklyn.
And Zephyr Teachout is going to be a big part of it, as well.
His touch is as light as the zephyr that stirs the diaphanous drapery of his trees.French Art|W. C. Brownell
They seem to follow the sun in its advance and retreat; and to fly on the zephyr wing after an eternal spring.
Bennie was already dressed, and Zephyr, throwing the stub of his cigarette through the open window, followed him to the kitchen.Blue Goose|Frank Lewis Nason
He had not a nice ear either for compliment or detraction: he failed to appreciate the whisper of a zephyr of sarcasm.A Nest of Linnets|Frank Frankfort Moore
We retired to rest, the soft balmy air, like a zephyr, was blowing from the south.Thirty Years on the Frontier|Robert McReynolds
Word Origin for zephyr
mid-14c., from Old English Zefferus, from Latin Zephyrus, from Greek Zephyros "the west wind" (sometimes personified as a god), probably related to zophos "the west, the dark region, darkness, gloom." Sense of "mild breeze" is c.1600.
The Greek and Roman god of the west wind, considered the most pleasant of the winds.