Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having seen or endured (many) winters.
- Exposed to winter, especially in a figurative sense; tried by adversity or sorrow.
- Pertaining to or suitable for winter; worn in winter.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of winter.
“Then you wintered in Dawson, or came in on the last ice.”
“Movements of herds and droves, past, present, and to come, were discussed, as well as the outlook for cultivated hay in far upland pastures and the estimates of such hay that still remained over the winter in remote barns in the sheltered mountain valleys where herds had wintered and been fed.”
“We wintered in I8A, lads coming in and going out all the time.”
“But the little the newcomers had was soon over with, for they had wintered at Minook, a thousand miles below, where nothing was doing.”
“Clara's mother, like Saxon's, had crossed the Plains with ox-teams, and, like Saxon's, had wintered in Salt Intake City -- in fact, had, with her sisters, opened the first Gentile school in that Mormon stronghold.”
“In the first year of his life, ere he had learned the way of his legs, Jacob Welse had wandered a-horse through a thousand miles of wilderness, and wintered in a hunting-lodge on the head-waters of the Red River of the North.”
“Jacob Welse was there now, and his grub-stores; so they wintered in the frost and groped in the frozen muck for gold.”
“So the sun has some of its honey wintered away, to bring it into contact with such a human voice as yours.”
“They wintered in Miami, where Picon did four vaudeville shows a day.”
“They summered at a "cottage" in Newport, wintered in a villa in the south of France.”
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