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Spell Check of winnow

Correct spelling: winnow

Definition of winnow:

blow on; " The wind was winnowing her hair"

Common misspellings:

  • iknow (100%)

Examples of usage:

1) He told with some sprightliness of having seen threshings in Mexico, how the grain was beaten out with flails in the patios, and afterwards thrown up in the wind to winnow out. - "Adventures In Contentment", David Grayson AKA: Ray Stannard Baker.

2) He persuaded the blacks that the French were about to enslave them once more, and, raising the spectre of bondage, he quelled sedition, ravaged the maritime towns, and awaited the French in the interior, in confident expectation that yellow fever would winnow their ranks and reduce them to a level with his own strength. - "The Life of Napoleon I (Volumes, 1 and 2)", John Holland Rose.

3) Into its furrows shall we all be cast, In the sure faith, that we shall rise again At the great harvest, when the archangel's blast Shall winnow, like a fan, the chaff and grain. - "The Complete Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow", Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

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