wynd


wynd

wynd [wahynd] ExamplesWord Origin noun Chiefly Scot.

  1. a narrow street or alley.

Origin of wynd 1375–1425; late Middle English (Scots) wynde, Old English gewind winding path. See wind2 Examples from the Web for wynd Contemporary Examples of wynd

  • Mr. Wynd said the shrinking process includes filling the head with hot sand and boiling it with herbs.

    Dodo Bones and Kylie’s Poo: Inside London’s Strangest New Museum

    Liza Foreman

    November 11, 2014

  • “The main idea of the museum is to cheer people up,” Wynd says.

    Dodo Bones and Kylie’s Poo: Inside London’s Strangest New Museum

    Liza Foreman

    November 11, 2014

  • “Curiosity cabinets are really a 16th century thing of trying to understand the world,” Wynd says.

    Dodo Bones and Kylie’s Poo: Inside London’s Strangest New Museum

    Liza Foreman

    November 11, 2014

  • There, Wynd confesses that he had spent the night sleeping on the floor, after a technical glitch was discovered around midnight.

    Dodo Bones and Kylie’s Poo: Inside London’s Strangest New Museum

    Liza Foreman

    November 11, 2014

  • According to Wynd, “Freddie Mercury once said he wanted to lead a Victorian life surrounded by exquisite clutter.”

    Dodo Bones and Kylie’s Poo: Inside London’s Strangest New Museum

    Liza Foreman

    November 11, 2014

  • Historical Examples of wynd

  • Once Chirsty left him and took up her abode in a house just across the wynd.

    Auld Licht Idylls

    J. M. Barrie

  • But let the cabman who brought me up to Wynd’s Point tell his own story.

    Windfalls

    (AKA Alpha of the Plough) Alfred George Gardiner

  • “No—but there were twenty chased me into the wynd,” said Oliver.

    The Fair Maid of Perth

    Sir Walter Scott

  • There the man stopped and asked to be excused while he entered the wynd.

    The Ascent of the Soul

    Amory H. Bradford

  • But Robert was down the wynd like a long-legged grayhound, and Elshender could only follow like a fierce mastiff.

    Robert Falconer

    George MacDonald

  • British Dictionary definitions for wynd wynd noun

    1. Scot a narrow lane or alley

    Word Origin for wynd C15: from the stem of wind ²

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