A capful of wind
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"A capful of wind" is a book by Aubrey de Sélincourt.
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With an Appendix Embracing a Dictionary of Briticisms, Americanisms, Colloquial Phrases, Etc. ... by Bp. Samuel Fallows
A capful of wind; a fresh breeze; to blow great guns. Wisdom* phr. Wise a serpent; wise as Solomon; wise as Solon. Wit* phr. A flash of wit; the cream of the jest; ...
The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney (1903)
—A capful of wind. See capful.
by Thomas Davidson
A capful of wind, a slight breeze ; Before the wind, carried along by the wind ; Between wind and water, that part of a ship's side which is now in. now out of, the water owing to the fluctuation of the waves : any vulnerable point ; Broken Wind, ...
by William Dwight Whitney
Naut, a capful of wind.
The Chambers Dictionary (1998)
by Allied Chambers
a capful of wind a slight breeze; before the wind carried along by the wind; between wind and water that part of a ship's side which is now in, now out of, the water owing to the fluctuation of the waves; in a vulnerable or precarious place or ...
A Work of Universal Reference in All Departments of Knowledge with a New Atlas of the World
— A capful of wind. See capful.–A fair wind, a wind that enables a sailing ship to head ...
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