Definitions

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  • v. To deflect air into the back of a sail or of a vessel
  • n. The flow of air so deflected
  • v. To wind backwards.

Etymologies

back +‎ wind (Wiktionary)
back +‎ wind (Wiktionary)

Examples

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  • When you break wind while standing in front of someone.

    January 23, 2009

  • should be added to the list of obsoleteskills.com

    January 23, 2009

  • (v): rewinding film in a still- or film camera to shoot a double exposure.

    January 17, 2009