- wind-rose (n.)
- 1590s, from wind (n.1) + rose (n.1).
- 1. The wind was bouncing the branches of the big oak trees.
- 2. Wind turbines are large and noisy and they disfigure the landscape.
- 3. His long, uncovered hair flew back in the wind.
- 4. The President is about to wind up his visit to Somalia.
- 5. She unbound her hair and let it flow loose in the wind.