noun Etymology: Middle English (Scots) wynde, probably from wynden to wind, proceed, go, from Old English windan to twist — more at wind Date: 15th century chiefly Scottish a very narrow street

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  • wynd — /wuynd/, n. Chiefly Scot. a narrow street or alley. [1375 1425; late ME (Scots) wynde, OE gewind winding path. See WIND2] * * * …   Universalium

  • wynd — noun /waɪnd/ A narrow lane, alley or path, especially one between houses …   Wiktionary

  • wynd — A Geordie Dictionary A narrow street in Darlington or Yarm …   English dialects glossary

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  • wynd — [wʌɪnd] noun [chiefly in place names] Scottish & N. English a narrow street or alley. Origin ME: appar. from the verb wind2 …   English new terms dictionary

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