from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See spindrift.
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- n. Alternative form of spindrift.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Spray blown from the tops of waves during a gale at sea; also, snow driven in the wind at sea; -- written also spindrift.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Nautical, a showery sprinkling of sea-water or fine spray swept from the tops of the waves by the violence of the wind in a tempest, and driven along before it, covering the surface of the sea; scud. Sometimes called spindrift.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. spray blown up from the surface of the sea
Obsolete spoon, to run before the wind + drift.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)