Trades and trade winds

Benjamin Barrett gogaku at IX.NETCOM.COM
Thu Sep 8 06:35:28 UTC 2011

The two most recent quotations under "trade-winds" in the OED are from the nineteenth century and do not have a hyphen. Surely, it's time to update "trade-winds" to "trade winds" as well as to add "trades".

Aloha from Maui
Benjamin Barrett

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