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wind-shaken

[wind-shey-kuh n] /ˈwɪndˌʃeɪ kən/
adjective
1.
affected by windshake.
2.
shaken by the wind.
Origin of wind-shaken
1540-1550
1540-50
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  • A flickering sunlight fell upon the wind-shaken lilac trees in the square enclosure.

    The Illustrious Prince E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • The wind-shaken branches of thought stretched with a broader sweep.

    Ernest Linwood Caroline Lee Hentz
  • It is something, at any rate, to have that hollow and wind-shaken reed rooted up for ever from the field of public delusion.

    Crotchet Castle Thomas Love Peacock
  • Suddenly an apple dropped from a wind-shaken bough and fell at our feet.

    The Confession of a Fool August Strindberg
  • The wind-shaken paper utterly dissipated the pony's corn-fed complacency.

    Janice Day Helen Beecher Long
  • The man kneeling in the shadows quivered like a wind-shaken reed.

    The Hill of Venus Nathan Gallizier
  • Many a night the cliffs repeated the restlessness of the wind-shaken water until the sun quieted all with light.

  • And then again it was poor and pitiful, wind-shaken and old, but it was home.

    The Bondboy George W. (George Washington) Ogden
  • Little trails of it blew up under foot and were lost among the wind-shaken shadows.

    A Woman of Genius Mary Austin
  • Into this bay, like petals from a wind-shaken blossom tree, are dropped hundreds of islands.

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