Windy

Wind"y

(?), a. [Compar. Windier (?); superl. Windiest.] [AS. windig.]
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1. Consisting of wind; accompanied or characterized by wind; exposed to wind. "The windy hill." M. Arnold.
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Blown with the windy tempest of my heart.
Shak.
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2. Next the wind; windward.
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It keeps on the windy side of care.
Shak.
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3. Tempestuous; boisterous; as, windy weather.
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4. Serving to occasion wind or gas in the intestines; flatulent; as, windy food.
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5. Attended or caused by wind, or gas, in the intestines. "A windy colic." Arbuthnot.
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6. Fig.: Empty; airy. "Windy joy." Milton.
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Here's that windy applause, that poor, transitory pleasure, for which I was dishonored.
South.
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