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Spoondrift

noun
1.
Spray blown up from the surface of the sea.  Synonym: spindrift.






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"Spoondrift" Quotes from Famous Books



... was set in order to hold her up to the wind, weather-vane fashion, the schooner seemed determined to keep her broadside to the tumbling seas. The oil slick helped only a little; every few moments a wave with spoondrift flying from it would smash across the deck, volleying tons of water between rails, with a sound like thunder. At these times the swirling torrent in the waist would ...
— Blow The Man Down - A Romance Of The Coast - 1916 • Holman Day



Words linked to "Spoondrift" :   spray



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