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  • adj. suffering from windburn


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  • "Her face was windburnt and gaunt, but it had lost none of its determination."

    Jennifer Ehle cast as Catelyn

  • By sunset we were both windburnt and sunburnt, and ready to call it a day.

    grouse Diary Entry

  • Though Vincus was well out of sight, hidden by tall grass and shadow, the firelight showed him the full face of the Prophet'the handsome, windburnt features and the auburn beard.

    The Dark Queen

  • "I accept the surrender of General Josef Monocu-lus," Fordus intoned by habit, the eyes of all resting rapt upon his windburnt, impassive face.

    The Dark Queen

  • His face was windburnt and ruddy, with a thick stubble of red beard unusual among his people.

    The Dark Queen

  • A tall boy of twenty, deeply windburnt, with his clothes in rags, crouched over the fire shovelling a pannikinful of stew into himself at desperate speed; and all the while his eyes flitted nervously round the ring of militiamen who stood watching him.

    Homage to Catalonia


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