Whan Zephirus

from Geoffrey Chaucer – The Canterbury Tales (General Prologue) on Rap Genius

Meaning

‘Zephirus’ (modern spelling Zephyr/Zephyrus) is the Greek God of the West Wind. The West Wind was known as the mildest wind, which signified the arrival of Spring, the growing season.

The sweet west wind has inspired some more moderns stuff, too:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oJObEaY6afg

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