zephyr

Definitions:

  • The west wind.
  • A gentle breeze.
  • Any of various soft light fabrics, yarns, or garments, especially a lightweight, checked gingham fabric.
  • Something that is airy, insubstantial, or passing.
  • The west wind; poetically, any soft, mild, gentle breeze.
  • In <em>entomology</em>, a butterfly of the genus <em>Zephyrus.</em>
  • A trade-name for a textile fabric or yarn, very fine and light of its kind, and for some other things of similar qualities: chiefly in attributive use: as, <em>zephyr</em> worsted; <em>zephyr</em> crackers (that is, biscuits).
  • The west wind; poetically, any soft, gentle breeze.
  • a thin kind of cassimere made in Belgium; also, a waterproof fabric of wool.
  • a kind of thin, light, embroidered shawl made of worsted and cotton.
  • a fine, soft kind of yarn or worsted, -- used for knitting and embroidery.
  • None
  • a light wind from the west
  • any light <xref>refreshing</xref> <xref>wind</xref>; a <xref>gentle</xref> <xref>breeze</xref>
  • any thing of fine, <xref>soft</xref>, or light quality, especially <xref>fabric</xref>
  • (Greek mythology) the Greek god of the west wind
  • a slight wind (usually refreshing)
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