\vˈe͡ɪn], \vˈeɪn], \v_ˈeɪ_n]\
Definitions of VANE
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n. [Anglo-Saxon , Gothic] A fixture attached to some elevated object for the purpose of showing which way the wind blowsâ€” usually a plate or thin slip of metal or wood movable on a pivot;-in ships, a piece of bunting;â€”any flat extended surface moved by the wind; hence, a similar fixture moved in or by water; â€” the thin, membranous part or web of a feather on the side of the shaft;â€”a broad flag or pennon carried on the spear-head by knights in a tournament.
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