The smell of a fresh egg snapping exotically in a pool of fresh butter carried a long way on the Mediterranean trade winds and brought General Dreedle racing back with a voracious appetite, accompanied by his nurse, who accompanied him everywhere, and his son-in-law, Colonel Moodus.
There are no more uses of "trade winds" in the book.
Show samples from other sources
The trade winds blow predominantly from the northeast in the Northern Hemisphere and from the southeast in the Southern Hemisphere.
But the moment she saw it, my mother decided she didn’t like Curacao and she often complained about the smell of gas and oil whenever the trade winds died down.