chiefly Scotland
: a very narrow street

Word History

Etymology

Middle English (Scots) wynde, probably from wynden to wind, proceed, go, from Old English windan to twist — more at wind entry 3

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of wynd was in the 15th century

Dictionary Entries Near wynd

Cite this Entry

“Wynd.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wynd. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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