wind-rode

adjective

Definition of wind-rode

: caused to ride with head to the wind practically unaffected by tide or current used of a ship at anchor with wind and tide approximately opposed opposed to tide-rode

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History and Etymology for wind-rode

wind entry 1 + rode, chiefly dialect past participle of ride

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“Wind-rode.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wind-rode. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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