- n. Alternative form of trade wind.
“The fading trade-wind wisps sighed and rustled between longer intervals of quiescence.”
“Elsinore, by the wind, under an Alpine range of canvas, every sail set from skysails to try-sails and spanker, slipping across the surface of a mild trade-wind sea, and no hand at the wheel to guide her.”
“It did not shower up Nuuanu, and every overhead star was out in a clear trade-wind sky.”
“The crisp off-shore trade-wind caught the beard's fringes and blew them backward and upward yards and yards into the air.”
“As the Ariel began to move through the water and heeled to the filling of her canvas by the brisk trade-wind, the Commissioner and Captain”
“A gentle breath of the dying trade-wind fanned them, and they rose and fell monotonously on the smooth swells of a perfect summer sea.”
“The usual trade-wind clouds were absent, and the sun, still low in its climb to meridian, turned all the sky to heated brass.”
“So in this trade-wind weather I see a great deal of Miss West.”
“The crests of the walls were saw-toothed, volcanic peaks, capped. and halo'd with captive trade-wind clouds.”
“Far up the mountains, that towered many thousands of feet into the trade-wind clouds, arose many signal smokes that advertised the coming of the vessel.”
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