Definition of Spindrift

1. Noun. Spray blown up from the surface of the sea.

Exact synonyms: Spoondrift
Generic synonyms: Spray



Definition of Spindrift

1. n. Same as Spoondrift.

Definition of Spindrift

1. Noun. sea spray blown from the tops of waves by the wind ¹

2. Noun. snow blown by the wind at sea ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Spindrift

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spindrift

spindler
spindlers
spindles
spindleshanks
spindletail
spindletails
spindlework
spindleworm
spindleworms
spindlier
spindliest
spindliness
spindling
spindly
spindom
spindrift (current term)
spindrifts
spine
spine-board
spine-chiller
spine-chillers
spine-chilling
spine-finned
spine-tailed
spine-tingler
spine-tingling
spine board
spine cell
spine chilling
spine fracture

Literary usage of Spindrift

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1. Poetry by Modern Poetry Association (1921)
"spindrift, by James L. McLane, Jr. Four Seas Co. Shining Fields and Dark Towers, by John Bunker. Lane. Spires and Poplars, by Alfred Raymond Bellinger ..."

2. The Writings in Prose and Verse of Rudyard Kipling by Rudyard Kipling (1899)
"THE COASTWISE LIGHTS Our brows are bound with spindrift and the weed is on our knees; ... spindrift ..."

3. Reports of Cases Relating to Maritime Law: Containing All the Decisions of by James Perronet Aspinall, Butler Aspinall, Geoffrey Hutchinson, James. A. Petrie, F. A. P. Rowe, Bruce Farthing (1878)
"The petition filed by the owners of the spindrift, was, so far as is material, as follows :— 1. Between noon and 0.30 pm, on the 14th June ..."

4. Reports of Cases Decided by the English Courts: With Notes and References to by Nathaniel Cleveland Moak, John Thomas Cook (1877)
"At the time when the helm of the Jennie S. Barker was put up, no one was visible on the deck of the spindrift. Her crew were seen running up from below just ..."

5. A Digest of Cases Relating to Shipping, Admiralty, and Insurance Law: From by Reginald Godfrey Marsden (1899)
"... Thi- spindrift, 44 LJ Adm. 20 ; LR 4 A. i E. 456 ; 3-"! LT «18 ; 3 Asp. M. С. 42. .... spindrift ..."

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