Definition of North wind

1. Noun. A wind that blows from the north.

Exact synonyms: Boreas, Norther, Northerly
Specialized synonyms: Bise, Bize, Mistral, Tramontana, Tramontane
Generic synonyms: Air Current, Current Of Air, Wind
Derivative terms: Boreal, Northerly

Definition of North wind

1. Noun. A wind blowing from the north. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of North Wind

north and south
north asian tick-borne rickettsiosis
north by east
north by northeast
north by west
north celestial pole
north island edelweiss
north northeast
north northwest
north of the border
north poles
north side
north temperate zone
north wind (current term)
northeast by east
northeast by north
northeastern United States

Literary usage of North wind

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1. Index to Fairy Tales, Myths and Legends by Mary Huse Eastman (1915)
"north wind and Star boy. Eastman. Wigwam evenings. north wind and the duck. Blaisdell. ... north wind, Legend of the. See Lad who went to the north wind. ..."

2. Yule-tide Stories: A Collection of Scandinavian and North German Popular by Benjamin Thorpe (1853)
"Good day," answered the North-wind. He was very rough of speech. ... "I have no flour," answered the North-wind; "but as thou art so needy, thou shalt have ..."

3. North-west Territory: Reports of Progress; Together with a Preliminary and by Henry Youle Hind, Canada. Provincial secretary's office (1859)
"Storm of snow and rain during last night, with a strong north wind, ... north wind and cold. No thaw these three days bock. " 8.—north wind and ..."

4. The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: With a Life of the by Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu (1848)
"The north wind many times rises and ceases, the former weather remaining and ... But the north wind, if it rise in the night, (which is contrary to its ..."

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