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from Middle Low German winbrâ, corresponding to Old High German wintbrâwa
(Middle High German wintbrâwe, -brâ, German wimper eyelash),
from wint wind (n.) + brow (n.)
From: The English Charlemagne Romances
The Lyf of the Noble and Crysten Prince, Charles the Grete.
Translated from the French by William Caxton
and Printed by him 1485.
Edited by Sidney J.H. Herrtage, 1881
Of the corpulence of kynge Charles, and of the maner of hys lyung: capitulo iij