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  • n. a shake in timber caused by high winds

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A condition in the wood of some trees in which the rings are separated, as some suppose, by the action of high winds upon the trunk; wind shake.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In botany, the condition of being wind-shaken; a condition of the timber of exogenous trees, in which the annual layers are separated from one another by the action, it is supposed, of strong gales.


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