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To pass gas; to be flatulent. Open a window—somebody broke wind in here!
A medical condition in horses that causes difficulty breathing. I called the doctor when my horse started showing signs of broken wind.
Euph. to expel gas from the anus. Someone in the bus broke wind. It smelled terrible. He broke wind with an embarrassing noise.
Expel intestinal gas, as in Beans always make him break wind. [Early 1500s]
break ˈwindlet gas out from the intestine (= the tube along which food passes after it has been through the stomach) through the anus
To expel intestinal gas.