Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A wind blowing from the sea. See sea-breeze.
“The sea-wind moaned at the window-pane, and Solomon bowed his head.”
“And, through it all, you seem to hear the sea-wind gusting and punching out those hexameter lines: "Wind is lord and change is sovereign of the strand.”
“The lizards ran in and out of the chinks in the broken stone wall of the garden, as if they were frightened; the frogs bubbled and croaked their loudest; the sea-wind moaned, and the wet trees dripped; and the lightning — body of San Lorenzo, how it lightened!”
“The sea-wind burst in through the broken window-pane.”
“And the shrill sea-wind, whose breath idly stirred”
“The bare hotel room, the pine woodwork and pine furniture, loose windows which rattled in the sea-wind.”
“Sancha listened, uncomprehending, hugging her slim knees, her thoughts constantly roving away from the words of her grim companion back to a clean-limbed bronze giant whose laughter was gusty and elemental as the sea-wind.”
“From the mailed shoulders fell the scarlet cloak, blowing in the sea-wind.”
“The door creaked twice, and I was exiled into the sea-wind, bitterly cold and heavy with harbour stenches and the last few drops of rain.”
“` Don't lift your voice to me, you tar-breeched dog! 'he roared in a voice as gusty as the sea-wind, while the sailors gaped dumfounded.”
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