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  • n. An early onset of winter, an early (October) cold snap, often followed by flurries of snow.
  • n. A mild onset of winter.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • See winter.

Etymologies

squaw + winter. The Narragansett word squaw was applied by Europeans to a large number of unrelated things; see the Derived terms section of the entry squaw. (Wiktionary)

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