Pronunciation: (win'dl-strô", win'l-), [key]
—n. Brit. Dial.
1. a withered stalk of any of various grasses.
2. any of various long-stalked species of grass.
3. any tall, thin person.
4. any light or flimsy material or object. Also, esp. Scot.,winlestrae.
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