baffling wind

noun

Definition of baffling wind

: a light wind that frequently shifts from one point to another

First Known Use of baffling wind

1796, in the meaning defined above

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“Baffling wind.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/baffling%20wind. Accessed 1 Oct. 2022.

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