zephyr

Part of speech: noun

The west wind; poetically, any soft, gentle wind.

Part of speech: noun

Anything light and airy.

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Usage examples "zephyr":

  1. " Zephyr shall bring them hither," said he. - "Good Stories For Great Holidays Arranged for Story-Telling and Reading Aloud and for the Children's Own Reading", Frances Jenkins Olcott.
  2. Mr. Jeffry Tucker not only could and would match zephyr for old ladies, but he knew just how to get passports for pompous English noblemen who had but recently kept country stores on the banks of the river, and for the lovely daughters. - "A House Party with the Tucker Twins", Nell Speed.
  3. A gentle zephyr blew the casement wide, A woman glided past the tapestry, With russet golden hair, all gowned in gold. - "The Dales of Arcady", Dorothy Una Ratcliffe.