vindhål

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Noun[edit]

vindhål n

  1. (sailing) a lull, a windless spot, more local than a calm
    De ökända vindhålen utanför Rio höll på att kosta Ericsson 3 segern
    The infamous lulls outside of Rio almost made Ericsson 3 lose the race
  2. a smoke outlet hole in the roof (instead of a chimney)
    de tre rövarna, som hade trängt in i stugan genom vindhålet i taket
    the three robbers, who had entered the house through the hole in the roof
  3. (dialect) an air inlet hole in a woodstove or oven[1]

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  1. ^ vind-hål in Johan Ernst Rietz, Svenskt dialektlexikon (1862–1867)