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wind +‎ -ward

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windward (comparative more windward, superlative most windward)

  1. Towards the wind, or the direction from which the wind is blowing.
  2. On the side exposed to the wind.

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windward (not comparable)

  1. In a direction from which the wind blows, against or towards the wind.
    We beat our way windward.

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windward

  1. The direction from which the wind blows.
    • 1840, Richard Henry Dana, Two Years before the Mast
      A vessel has the weather gage of another when she is to windward of her. A weatherly ship is one that works well to windward, making but little leeway.
  2. The side receiving the wind's force.

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