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vane

[ veyn ]SEE DEFINITION OF vane

Synonyms for vane

  • fan
  • feather
  • weathercock
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR VANE

Vane and I both agreed to acknowledge her and have her to live with us, but it was no use.

No, Vane, indeed I won't, nor anyone else for ever and ever if you'll only forgive me this time.

Vane Maxwell was in very good humour that night with himself and all the world.

I suppose after what you've said it's no use asking you to have a nightcap, Vane?

There was a little pause, during which Vane looked hard at the spirit-case.

Vane, she says, was her mother's name, and a nice sort of person she seems to have been.

"Christian according to the Reverend Vane Maxwell," he said, with the suspicion of a sneer.

In the sea of faces before him, Vane recognised several that were familiar to him.

As a matter of fact they had practically no cause for dispute with Vane.

The only guests at the marriage-feast were Dora, Ernshaw, and Vane.

WORD ORIGIN

"wind indicator," early 15c., southern England alteration (see V) of fane.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR VANE

fan

nounblower of air
  • air conditioner
  • blade
  • draft
  • flabellum
  • leaf
  • palm leaf
  • propeller
  • thermantidote
  • vane
  • ventilator
  • windmill

weather vane

noundevice showing wind direction
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