a capful of wind


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a capful of wind

An unexpected gust of wind. A capful of wind blew all of our place settings off the table in the back yard. Hold onto your hat! You never know when a capful of wind will come along. This heat is just stifling. Let's move into the shade—maybe we'll get a capful of wind.
See also: of, wind
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a capful of wind

A sudden breeze.
See also: of, wind
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