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Topic: NATURE

Date: 1500-1600
Language: Old Norse
Origin: gustr

gust

1 noun
     
gust1 [countable]
1DN a sudden strong movement of wind, air, rain etc
gust of
A sudden gust of wind blew the door shut.
Gusts of up to 200 kph may be experienced.
2

gust of laughter

a sound of loud laughter
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