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wind vane

[wind] /wɪnd/
noun
Origin of wind vane
1715-1725
1715-25
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  • A column headed "Wind direction and force," caused him to look up at the wind vane.

    The Pillar of Light Louis Tracy
  • The position of the moving contact A, Fig. 1, is controlled by the wind vane.

  • She came upon him at last in a little gallery that ran from the wind vane Offices toward his state apartments.

    When the Sleeper Wakes Herbert George Wells
  • They regarded one another steadfastly, questioningly, and then he turned from her towards the wind vane office.

    When the Sleeper Wakes Herbert George Wells

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