the wind coming from the east (Job 27:21; Isa. 27:8, etc.). Blight caused by this wind, "thin ears" (Gen. 41:6); the withered "gourd" (Jonah 4: 8). It was the cause and also the emblem of evil (Ezek. 17:10; 19:12; Hos. 13:15). In Palestine this wind blows from a burning desert, and hence is destitute of moisture necessary for vegetation.
And to think you went and walked about in the mud and the east wind!
It's an east wind, father; aren't you terribly cold without a fire?
The east wind is followed by a wind from the west; and every smile will have its equivalent in a tear!
If player is east wind, he collects 480 from each of the other three players.
On the trail the snow lay deep in the hollows, but was swept away wherever the east wind could touch it.
The only argument available with an east wind is to put on your overcoat.
We are drawing near the pleasure-grounds—the great rhododendron belt that shelters the shrubbery from the east wind.
She shivered at the name, as if the east wind blew upon her.
By noon an east wind had made the temperature still more uncomfortable.
Also seven ears, thin and withered by the east wind, grew up after them.