v. t.1.To break the wind of; to cause to lose breath; to exhaust.
'T would wind-break a mule to vie burdens with her.
- Ford.
n.1.A clump of trees serving for a protection against the force of wind.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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He said the livestock should be provided with wind-break and roof shelter and monitored for signs of discomfort like extensive shivering, weakness, lethargy, etc.
And the beaches were spotless, and you could get ice-cream, chips, pop, a bucket, a kite, a wind-break, a donkey ride, candy floss, and six hours of funfair rides all for 50p.
Bennett said the trial baffles consisted of agricuttural, wind-break netting strung around aluminum tube frames.
It is actually what my dad used to call "brisk and bracing" when as children we were huddled behind a wind-break on a British beach, blowing sand off the finger rolls.
Responsible for external works and associated landscaping throughout Harbourside, Grant Associates specified Arborslot units for a number of trees strategically located to soften the edge of the podium slab car park and provide a wind-break element.
The 180-foot long Prince William, carrying 26 Tyneside youngsters rushed to the scene ( standing alongside to create a wind-break to steady the 80-foot long Excelsior.
And while they were relaxing behind their wind-break they were snapped - without realising it.
As the plant is a relative of the sunflower (we actually grow them as a usefully tall wind-break at the kitchen garden), the Italian translation girasole is thought to be the origin of its English usage.
Until I accidentally trod on her sandcastle then she resigned and stomped off with her mum to buy a cornet; leaving me to sit quietly behind my wind-break and do a bit of people watching.
An extensive pine tree wind-break was planted by Arthur Bulley to shelter the site.
It should also act as a wind-break for walkers on the footpath."
Go to the bottom of the wind-break, turn sharp right into a gully and follow the track and stream down to Tuhwntir Afon.