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zephyrPart of speech: Noun Usage examples "zephyr":
- It was my good luck, in the first place, to be born after her, instead of before; in the second place, to inherit, from the family stock, that particular assortment of gifts which was sure to mark me for special attentions, exemptions, and privileges; and as fortune always smiles on good fortune, it has ever been my luck, in the third place, to find something good in my idle hand- whether a sunbeam, or a loving heart, or a congenial task- whenever, on turning a corner, I put out my hand to see what my new world was like; while my sister, dear, devoted creature, had her hands so full of work that the sunbeam slipped, and the loving comrade passed out of hearing before she could straighten from her task, and all she had of the better world was a scented zephyr fanned in her face by the irresistible closing of a door. - "The Promised Land", Mary Antin.
- Why don't you say Kansas zephyr? - "The Lost City", Joseph E. Badger, Jr..
- Their simple talk was a cool zephyr fanning Aminta. - "The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith", George Meredith.