Definitions

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  • adj. stormy; tempestuous

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Stormy.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Stormy.

Etymologies

Latin procellosus, from procella a storm. (Wiktionary)

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  • "Stormy, as the sea.

    Amongst other effects he had a surpassing notion for the storm. Kean has seen a mechanical exhibition in Spring Gardens (the remains of Loutherburg's “Eidophusicon”) in which very striking procellous effects has been produced, and which he fancied very available to his purpose.
    -- George Raymond, Memoirs of Robert William Elliston: Comedian

    The plan traced on our chart will lead us through oceans procellous and perilous straits, amid regions where the atmosphere is cheerless and the sun's rays are pale, and the spring blossoms no sooner unfold their petals than they droop and languish.
    -- C.C.C.P. Silva, M.D., The Western Medical Reporter, Vol. 10"

    December 18, 2011

  • *has some kopi luwak*

    December 28, 2010

  • *has some clouds*

    December 25, 2010

  • *has some coffee*

    December 25, 2010

  • *has some dreams*

    December 25, 2010

  • *flies Lear jet up to Nova Scotia*

    December 25, 2010

  • *is still quite naive*

    December 24, 2010

  • *wonders who this song is about*

    December 24, 2010

  • *walks into the party as if walking onto a yacht*

    December 21, 2010

  • *gives away the things he loved*

    December 21, 2010

  • *watches reeseteeself gavotte*

    December 21, 2010

  • *dips hat strategically*

    December 21, 2010

  • I hear there's an eclipse tonight....

    December 21, 2010

  • Well, at least I'm where I should be all the time.

    December 21, 2010

  • See Procellaria. (I'm surprised reesetee didn't link to it reeseteeself).

    December 20, 2010

  • Stormy, as the sea.

    February 19, 2008