from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A tempest; a storm.
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Such dashers occasioned many a racket in Meg's house, and many a _bourasque_ in Meg's temper.
A sudden bourasque freed him from the rover, and he got to land with them in his belly.
Such dashers occasioned many a racket in Meg’s house, and many a bourasque in Meg’s temper.