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  • adj. bleak

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Bleak.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Bleak; open; unsheltered; cold; chill.


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  • May 12th, 2006 at 7:08 pm been bleaky and foggy and rainy here in NH for at least the past 4 days and will continue for as far into next week as I can see…

    Firedoglake » Punk’d

  • The bleaky hills have long ago their verdure lost.

    Hung Lou Meng

  • "Looks like a really good plan from where I'm standing," said Harry grinning bleaky.

    Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

  • The weather was cold and bleaky; the night so dark that the troops could scarcely see their way, but all night long they floundered through the mud and slough -- over passes and along narrow defiles, between the mountain and the river to their right -- the troops trudged along, the greater portion of whom were thinly clad, some with shoes badly worn, others with none.

    History of Kershaw's Brigade

  • Some distance back the road had climbed slightly for a space, then fallen into the level again, and now ran, open and unhedged, across the bleaky top of a barren upland.

    The Yeoman Adventurer

  • If not, we may be looking at a bleaky, rainy TV future.


  • Rid on the Powny to go to Shaftisbury but raind and wind very bleaky, so returnd to the Wh 'Hart again.

    Collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society


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