windrode


windrode
/wind"rohd'/, adj. Naut. (of a moored vessel)
riding with the force of the wind.
[1625-35; WIND1 + RODE]

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Universalium. 2010.

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  • windrode — /ˈwɪndroʊd/ (say windrohd) adjective (of a vessel) riding at anchor with its head to the wind, and the tide running approximately the opposite way. {wind1 + rode, variant of ridden} …   Australian English dictionary

  • windrode — /wind rohd /, adj. Naut. (of a moored vessel) riding with the force of the wind. [1625 35; WIND1 + RODE] …   Useful english dictionary


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