light breeze

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n light breeze wind moving 4-7 knots; 2 on the Beaufort scale
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Usage

In literature:

The light breeze wafted them northward.
"The Harbor Master" by Theodore Goodridge Roberts
On leaving Boera, it was a beautiful clear and moonlight night, and there was a light land breeze.
"Adventures in New Guinea" by James Chalmers
The breeze was light, and the lugger was slipping along quietly through the water.
"With Wolfe in Canada" by G. A. Henty
They now got ready to start, and when the wind blew they sailed out along Burgfirth with a light and good breeze, and then out to sea.
"Laxdæla Saga" by Anonymous
A light breeze bore eastward a few fleecy clouds, and the waves danced and murmured before its breath.
"Dead Man's Rock" by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
And a light breeze stirred the white sails of the Santa Maria, some as though it wuz a-goin' to set sail agin.
"Samantha at the World's Fair" by Marietta Holley
The deep blue water, ruffled by a summer breeze, sparkled with a million points of crystal light.
"Roads from Rome" by Anne C. E. Allinson
The effect of her presence is like that of a fresh breeze, she is so light and bright and natural.
"The Loves of Great Composers" by Gustav Kobbé
Grandcourt sniffed and sniffed, and finally detected a slight acrid odour in the light, clear breeze.
"The Danger Mark" by Robert W. Chambers
The breeze was light and the water smooth, or the world would have heard no more of Francis Drake.
"English Seamen in the Sixteenth Century" by James Anthony Froude
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In poetry:

Ahead, the dark, as in a sudden breeze
Went swaying up and down;
Behind, but faint and dim, by twos and threes,
The lights of Stirling town.
"Bannockburn" by Alexander Anderson
Light as the breeze they onward flew--
That joyous youth and laughing tide,
And seemed each other's course to woo,
For long they bounded side by side.
"The Bubble Chase" by Samuel Griswold Goodrich
For childlike loves and laughters thence prolong
Notes that bid enter, fearless as the breeze,
Even to the shrine of holiest-hearted song,
Songs light as these.
"Dedication To Christina G. Rossetti" by Algernon Charles Swinburne
And I have sat and watched the trees
And the sad flowers how drear they blow
Those flowers were formed to feel the breeze
Wave their light leaves in summer's glow
"Me Thinks This Heart Should Rest Awhile" by Emily Jane Bronte
How swells the light breeze o'er the blossoming lea,
Sure never winds swept past so sweet and low,
No lonely, unblest future waiteth now;
Dear Love for thee and me.
"Summer" by Marietta Holley
Here on the edge of the forest I pitched camp.
All night long in pleasant southern breezes
By the moon's light
I listen to the call of a doe in heat.
To whom is she calling?
"In Camp (Camp-ey)" by Jibanananda Das

In news:

Paul's one of those guys who you would want to meditate with in a nice cool rainforest with a light breeze and a cascading fog rolling through the trees.
SO PROUDLY – A windmill at Race Point Light in Provincetown, installed by Barnstable's Jim Walker, catches a breeze with another symbol of independence.
A light breeze jostled the ground-level ozone in the courtyard of the Allegheny County Courthouse.
41f with a light breeze.
Slightly cooler conditions in southeast Wisconsin thanks to a light easterly breeze, keeping highs at the lake in the upper 70s while inland areas warm into the low 80s.
Screaming through another limb, Lingerfelt's chainsaw spit up saw dust that sprinkled to the ground gracefully through the light breeze.
Storm Team 4Caster Michael Fish says it should be 36 degrees with a light breeze at the start of the marathon on Sunday.
On Dec 19 and 20, The Valley Breeze will be running a listing of homes and neighborhoods in the Valley with superior Christmas lights and decorations .
It's a lovely spot early in the morning, with the brook babbling, the songbirds singing and trees sighing in a light breeze.
On Nov 23 the Gulf Breeze Zoo will give free entrance for Zoo Lights to anyone that brings a new unwrapped toy.
There is a light, refreshing breeze whispering through the trees.
A light breeze will make it feel up to 3 degrees colder, as well.
This flag was waving proudly in the light breeze that we have at times today.
With a few extra clouds and light southerly breeze, temperatures will be comfortably mild overnight in the mid 50s.
High pressure will persist today bringing a nice afternoon recovery in temperatures with light SW breezes.
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