Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of wind.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of wind.

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Examples

  • For as the first four seals are distinguished from the three last by the appearance of four horsemen towards the four winds of heaven; so the wars of the first four trumpets are distinguished from those of the three last, by representing these by _four winds_, and the others by _three great woes_.

    Observations upon the Prophecies of Daniel, and the Apocalypse of St. John

  • I. ii.113 (118,9) Oh, when we bring forth weeds,/When our quick winds lie still] The sense is, that man, not agitated by censure, like soil not ventilated by _quick winds_, produces more evil than good.

    Notes to Shakespeare, Volume III: The Tragedies

  • As her term winds down, Mrs. Kroes is preparing new sanctions.

    EU Plans Fresh Strike on Microsoft

  • We're also going to be watching for critical Supreme Court decisions as the term winds down.

    CNN Transcript Jun 23, 2008

  • Even as his term winds down, that means this week's rate hike probably won't be his last.

    MARKET: TOO MUCH INFO?

  • Even as his term winds down, that means this week's rate hike probably won't be his last.

    Periscope

  • Even as his term winds down, that means this week's rate hike probably won't be his last.

    PERISCOPE

  • But as his term winds down he's promised to take a hard look at some of these cases.

    Press Briefing By Jake Siewert

  • I'm wondering if that signals any concern that major legislative accomplishments are becoming increasingly elusive as his term winds down.

    Press Briefing By Joe Lockhart A

  • I'm wondering if that signals any concern that major legislative accomplishments are becoming increasingly elusive as his term winds down.

    Press Briefing By Joe Lockhart

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