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  • n. Alternative form of trade wind.

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Examples

  • The fading trade-wind wisps sighed and rustled between longer intervals of quiescence.

    THE BONES OF KAHEKILI

  • 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.

    CHAPTER XVIII

  • It did not shower up Nuuanu, and every overhead star was out in a clear trade-wind sky.

    THE KANAKA SURF

  • The crisp off-shore trade-wind caught the beard's fringes and blew them backward and upward yards and yards into the air.

    THE KANAKA SURF

  • 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

    CHAPTER XXIV

  • 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.

    Bunches of Knuckles

  • The usual trade-wind clouds were absent, and the sun, still low in its climb to meridian, turned all the sky to heated brass.

    A SON OF THE SUN

  • So in this trade-wind weather I see a great deal of Miss West.

    CHAPTER XX

  • The crests of the walls were saw-toothed, volcanic peaks, capped. and halo'd with captive trade-wind clouds.

    THE DEVILS OF FUATINO

  • 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.

    CHAPTER IX

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