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  • adj. Alternative spelling of windblown.


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  • In Kansas City, Kan., snow plows were out in full force Tuesday but new and wind-blown snow erased any sign of their work within half an hour.

    Huge Storm Pounds Midwest

  • Dropping down through the pungent pines, they passed woods-embowered cottages, quaint and rustic, of artists and writers, and went on across wind-blown rolling sandhills held to place by sturdy lupine and nodding with pale


  • Once they rode out on a high hill brow where wind-blown poppies blazed about their horses 'knees, and she was in an ecstasy over the lines of the many distances.

    Chapter XV

  • Back and forth across the desolation drifted their howls, weaving the very air into a fabric of menace that was so tangible that he found himself, arms in the air, pressing it back from him as it might be the walls of a wind-blown tent.


  • It was the same with his hair, sparse and irregular of growth, muddy-yellow and dirty-yellow, rising on his head and sprouting out of his face in unexpected tufts and bunches, in appearance like clumped and wind-blown grain.

    The Mad God

  • He looked down on her and on her hair wind-blown about her face; and because of her closeness to him and of a fresher and more poignant realization of what she meant to him, he trembled so that she was aware of it in the hand that held hers.

    Chapter XIX

  • The pageant of the wild flowers vanished until all that lingered on the burnt hillsides were orange poppies faded to palest gold, and Mariposa lilies, wind-blown on slender stems amidst the desiccated grasses, that smouldered like ornate spotted moths fluttering in rest for a space between flight and flight.


  • He ranks today among the three greatest tenors of all time, but few see past the high, mighty and wind-blown peak of John Coltrane, the most recent mountain in that extended range, to see his more subtle, nuanced and filigreed art.

    Hail to the Pres: Celebrating Lester Young's Birthday

  • The wind-blown sand and rain from Lee prompted coastal officials to ask motorists to stay off the highway.

    Heavy rain moves northeast with Lee's remnants

  • On Sunday, everything was covered in a layer of wind-blown snow and vehicles looked frozen in place, as though they haven't been moved in weeks.

    Nome, Alaska To Reconnect With World When Renda Tanker Delivers Fuel

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