wind shake

wind shake

wind shake [wind] ExamplesWord Origin noun

  1. Also called anemosis. a flaw in wood supposed to be caused by the action of strong winds upon the trunk of the tree.
  2. such flaws collectively.

Origin of wind shake First recorded in 1535–45 Also called cup shake. Examples from the Web for wind shake Historical Examples of wind shake

  • It will furnish a perfectly clear plank, without knot or wind-shake, for the next Republican platform.

    The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 8 (of 12)

    Robert G. Ingersoll

  • British Dictionary definitions for wind shake wind shake noun

    1. a crack between the annual rings in wood: caused by strong winds bending the tree trunk
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