- n. Commonwealth spelling of snowplow.
- n. a vehicle used to push snow from roads
“snowplough" -- turn them loose on Reith, a larger skiing area nearby, between the Zillertal and Wildschoenau.”
“» Montreal Monday: smart card facelift, snowplough tragedy, and a windowless wall • Spacing Toronto • understanding the urban landscape”
“Each day it snowed, and did it snow every day for a whole week, our first job was to follow the snowplough, and shovel the drifting snow from the road.”
“Ed Balls, the one-man snowplough who is now his Labour shadow, called the incident "reckless and chaotic".”
“As the distance closed the snowplough driver was now better able to see that this individual was oddly shaped; very large with arms that reached nearly to its knees, a conical head and what he had initially thought to be a light golden brown parka was instead hair.”
“Strollers don't work well in snow this deep, street corners are terribly blocked in by berms of snowplough buildup, and you can't count on everyone having shoveled.”
“At this point, if there is anyone out there in Canada who still cares about the Old Country, could they pop back with a snowplough and some decent long underwear and help?”
“You are perfectly correct, of course, in saying "chasse-neige" means snowplough but in the case of Liszt's title it is surely meant to mean "snowstorm"?”
“Yes indeed - but where our railway system is concerned, a snowplough would be a lot more useful!”
“It was wonderfully peaceful – and the only snowplough was in Oak Bay and tucked up nice and warm in their works yard.”
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Vocabulary of road transport and roadworthiness
All these terms have a (different) American English equivalent. Wonder if you can identify them?
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