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noun 
  1. (countable) a fruit that has fallen from a tree naturally, as from wind
    They couldn't reach the branches, so they ate the windfalls.
  2. (countable) a sudden large benefit; especially an influx of money
    • 2004: w: Chris Wallace (journalist), Chris Wallace, Character: Profiles in Presidential Courage
    • : Businessmen rushed to get every last commodity aboard a departing ship, hoping for a once the world realized these would be the very last sacks of flour available, thus driving up prices.
Etymology: A compound word from wind + fall


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