"He aer a plaguey feller, he's that short-winded," grumbled Bill.
He was fat and short-winded and would suffer from the effort of laying on the blows.
The heart is affected; boys become "short-winded" as a result of the action on the heart.
Then they are like a short-winded boy, and do not do their work well.
His imagination is short-winded, dry, and apt to lose itself in ...