helm wind


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helm wind

[′helm ¦wind]
(meteorology)
A strong, cold northeasterly wind blowing down into the Eden valley from the western slope of the Crossfell Range in northern England.
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f the fierce Helm Wind is blowing from the North-East, the only British wind to merit its own name, be prepared to feel pretty nithered even on a sunny day.
MAURICE Barnes and his wife Anne watched Helm Wind win the Building Maintenance Company Selling Hurdle at Hexham yesterday mixed feelings.
Meanwhile, Age De Vries chose a considerably more successful strategy, leading the charge off the start line in first place and forcing the Cruiser boat Helm Wind, skippered by David Capozzalo, to miss the pin entirely.