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Bible Usage:


  • Included in Eastons: No
  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • Included in Naves: No
  • Included in Smiths: No
  • Included in Websters: Yes
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: No
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:


Webster's 1828 Dictionary

WINDY, adjective

1. Consisting of wind; as a windy tempest.

2. Next the wind; as the windy side.

3. Tempestuous; boisterous; as windy weather.

4. Puffy; flatulent; abounding with wind.

5. Empty; airy; as windy joy.

WIND, verb transitive preterit tense and participle passive wound. [G.]

1. To blow; to sound by blowing or inflation.

Wind the shrill horn.

2. To turn; to move, or cause to turn.

To turn and wind a fiery Pegasus.

3. To turn round some fixed object; to bind, or to form into a ball or coil by turning; as, to wind thread on a spool; to wind thread into a ball; to wind a rope into a coil.

4. To introduce by insinuation. The child winds himself into my affections.

They have little arts and dexterities to wind in such things into discourse.

5. To change; to vary.

Were our legislature vested in the prince, he might wind and turn our constitution at his pleasure.

6. To entwist; to enfold; to encircle.

7. [With I short, as in win.] To nose; to perceive or to follow by the scent; as, hounds wind an animal.

8. To ventilate; to expose to the wind; to winnow.

To wind off, [with I long.] To unwind.

To wind out, to extricate.

To wind up,

1. To bring to a small compass, as a ball of thread.

2. To bring to a conclusion or settlement; as, to wind up ones affairs.

3. To put in a state of renovated or continued motion.

Fate seemd to wind him up for fourscore years.

To wind up a clock, is to wind the cord by which the weights are suspended, round an axis or pin.

To wind up a watch, is to wind the spring round its axis or pin.

4. To raise by degrees.

Thus they wound up his temper to a pitch--

5. To straiten, as a string; to put in tune.

6. To put in order for regular action.

WIND, verb intransitive

1. To turn; to change.

So swift your judgments turn and wind.

2. To turn around something; as, vines wind around a pole.

3. To have a circular direction; as winding stairs.

4. To crook; to bend. The road winds in various places.

5. To move round; as, a hare pursued turns and winds.

To wind out, to be extricated; to escape.

Long labring underneath, ere they could wind out of such prison.

WINDER, noun One who winds.