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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Wind v. t. [imp. & p. p. Winded; p. pr. & vb. n. Winding.]
 1. To expose to the wind; to winnow; to ventilate.
 2. To perceive or follow by the scent; to scent; to nose; as, the hounds winded the game.
 3. (a) To drive hard, or force to violent exertion, as a horse, so as to render scant of wind; to put out of breath.  (b) To rest, as a horse, in order to allow the breath to be recovered; to breathe.
 To wind a ship Naut., to turn it end for end, so that the wind strikes it on the opposite side.