cyclone-cellar love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An underground room used as a refuge on the approach of a cyclone or tornado in certain western plains and prairies of the United States. Sometimes called cyclone-pit.

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Examples

  • Only two things saved Peter, first the constant rapid-fire of objections which Stannard kept making, to give Peter time to think; and second, the cyclone-cellar which

    100\%: the Story of a Patriot

  • Only two things saved Peter, first the constant rapid-fire of objections which Stannard kept making, to give Peter time to think; and second, the cyclone-cellar which Stannard had provided for him in advance.

    100% : The Story of a Patriot

  • A few yards from their front door is a bomb-proof, looking exactly like a Kansas cyclone-cellar, in which they find refuge when one of the frequent bombardments begins.

    Italy at War and the Allies in the West

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