Definitions

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  • n. A windscreen.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A wind-screen; a shelter from wind.

Etymologies

From French (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Mr. Borrione has set out to create "a fairytale atmosphere for the Alice [in Wonderlands] of today," in rooms dominated by a striking modern silver interpretation of the paravent screen, dividing the bedroom from the study behind with its writing desk.

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  • Ca fait une sorte d'effet ombrage derriere un paravent de papier.

    pinku-tk Diary Entry

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  • A shelter from the wind.

    July 9, 2008