off the wind


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off the wind

Nautical
In a direction away from the wind.
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Merthyr fly fisherman Philip Jehu shrugged off the wind and rain at Upper Neuadd Reservoir to catch rainbows to 3lb and wild brown trout to 12oz.
WARM-HEARTED It was a chilly day but the good humour took the edge off the wind for this Boxing Day Dip, by Joe's Photos
DIALA / Aswat al-Iraq: Diala's media director declared today that a local government delegation will head to Iran to discuss important matters, including the cut off the Wind River waters and the weakness of electricity supplied by Iran.
Pupils (from left) Alissa Goodyear, Jessica Hibberd, Mandy Jesson, Chris Illingworth and John Lamb show off the wind turbine (above), and (left) Pupils at the launch ceremony.
Bundle up with a blanket in the grassy dunes to ward off the wind, uncork a bottle of wine from the General Store at Costanoa Lodge (a mile south), and toast the new year--in an entirely new way.
Ramirez shrugged off the wind early but succumbed when the Rio Mesa High of Oxnard graduate yielded three two-run homers in a two-inning span to put Tulane ahead 7-6 in the seventh.