Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A fine serene day which precedes and prepares a storm.
“Even Cousin Sophia looked less melancholy than usual and admitted that there was not much fault to be found in the day, although there was no doubt it was a weather-breeder and there would be an awful storm on its heels.”
“` ` Why he put his hand on his stomach as if he had a pain and shook his head and closed his eyes and groaned out, ` Yes, it's a fine day, but I am sure it is a weather-breeder.”
“He could not enjoy the sunshine for fear of a weather-breeder.”
“Pretty nice day, but I 'm afraid it 's a weather-breeder.”
“I knew to-day was a weather-breeder," averred Miss Marcia.”
“That thaw was a weather-breeder, sure enough," observed Captain Jerry.”
“Pretty nice day, but I'm afraid it's a weather-breeder.”
“Now this must be a weather-breeder;" but still the storm delayed.”
“This is a weather-breeder," grandmother remarked at breakfast.”
“People said, with every clear day, "Now this must be a weather-breeder;" but still the storm delayed.”
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