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From Middle English wynde, probably from wynden(to wind, proceed, go). Compare also Old English ġewind; Old Norse venda.

NounEdit

wynd ‎(plural wynds)

  1. (chiefly Scotland) A narrow lane, alley or path, especially one between houses.
    • 1897, Bram Stoker, Dracula, Archibald Constable and Company:
      Fortune favoured us, and we got home without meeting a soul. Once we saw a man, who seemed not quite sober, passing along a street in front of us; but we hid in a door till he had disappeared up an opening such as there are here, steep little closes, or wynds, as they call them in Scotland.
    • 1999, George RR Martin, A Clash of Kings, Bantam 2011, p. 637:
      He flew through the moonlight streets, clattering over cobbles, darting down narrow alleys and up twisty wynds, racing to his love.
    • 2010, Tom Dyckhoff, The Guardian, 10 Jul 2010:
      Stirling's called an Edinburgh mini-me: the same winding wynds, the same historic core, castle, looming romantic hills. Only a lot cheaper.

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PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English wynde, probably from wynden(to wind, proceed, go). Compare also Old English ġewind; Old Norse venda.

NounEdit

wynd ‎(plural wynds)

  1. alley, lane, wynd

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wynd m

  1. wind