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Originally appearing in Volume V13, Page 251 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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HELM WIND, a wind that under certain conditions blows over the escarpment of the Pennines, near Cross Fell from the eastward, when a helm (helmet) cloud covers the summit. The helm bar is a roll of cloud that forms in front of it, to leeward. See " Report on the Helm Wind Inquiry," by W. Marriott, Quart. Journ. Roy. Met. Soc. xv. 103.
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