Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A storm of rain; a rain.
“He returned home on foot at midnight, in a driving rain-storm.”
“Ran into a rain-storm Ducked into a bar door It's all night pouring, pouring rain Lord but not a drop on me Test me, test me, test me, test me Why don't you arrest me Throw me in the jail house Lord, until the sun go down”
“But Anaurus, swelled by a rain-storm, blotted out the grave and memorial of Cycnus; for so Apollo,”
“This small lake was of most value as a neighbor in the intervals of a gentle rain-storm in August, when, both air and water being perfectly still, but the sky overcast, mid-afternoon had all the serenity of evening, and the wood thrush sang around, and was heard from shore to shore.”
“I took on Monday, and when we are clambering up it, some 600 feet above the hillocks, swish comes a terrific rain-storm at us accompanied by a squealing, bitter cold wind.”
“I opened my eyes to a heat-reeking plain, and a sky of that eternal metallic blue so lovely to painter and poet, so blank and deathlike to us, whose [Greek kalon] was tempest, rain-storm, and the huge purple nimbus.”
“I wake on a morning like this one was, when it's dark and rainy, and there's nothing I want to do more than just lay back, close my eyes, and let the soothing sounds of the rain-storm lull me back to sleep.”
“It was impossible to take heavy exercise in the heat of the day; the evening usually saw a rain-storm which made the country a quagmire; and in the early morning the drenching dew and wet, slimy soil made walking but little pleasure.”
“He had no wish to be caught in a heavy rain-storm on the exposed side of Billycock Hill!”
“The plane went on and on in the night, through a rain-storm, and then out into clear weather again, with a moon still bright in the sky.”
‘rain-storm’ hasn't been added to any lists yet.
Looking for tweets for rain-storm.