Definition of Spindrifts

1. spindrift [n] - See also: spindrift



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spindrifts

spindlers
spindles
spindleshanks
spindletail
spindletails
spindlework
spindleworm
spindleworms
spindlier
spindliest
spindliness
spindling
spindly
spindom
spindrift
spindrifts (current term)
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
spine of helix

Literary usage of Spindrifts

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1. Battles Royal Down North by Norman Duncan (1918)
"... labor of it—sullen tempered, in the pitch and slap of the big black seas, blinded by rain and all the while smothered in broken water and spindrifts. ..."

2. My Devon Year by Eden Phillpotts (1903)
"The sea holds the secret, and its messages ride upon stinging spindrifts, torn from off the waves; roll in organ songs along lonely beaches ; lull their ..."

3. My Devon Year by Eden Phillpotts (1904)
"The sea holds the secret, and its messages ride upon stinging spindrifts, torn from off the waves; roll in organ songs along lonely beaches; ..."

4. September Days on Nantucket by William Root Bliss (1902)
"The day is before us as well as the ocean, and we are not in haste to return to the town. While the lace-shaped spindrifts of the surf are running up near ..."

5. Heroes of the Goodwin Sands by Thomas Stanley Treanor (1892)
"So thick was the air with the sea spray carried along in smoking spindrifts that the Deal men lost sight of the wreck while they raced into the surf of the ..."

6. A Highland Gathering by E. Lennox Peel by E. Lennox Peel (1885)
"And even at the distance a sullen bellow is driven athwart our ears by the piercing wind, which cuts up the snow into whirling and reeking spindrifts at our ..."

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