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  • n. moderate weather; suitable for outdoor activities


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  • THE DANCING KNAVE was crowded in fair weather and foul.

    City of Glory

  • Attended and preceded by their cruiser squadrons and flotillas, this fleet of our newest and fastest ships, all armed with the heaviest guns then afloat, could in fair weather cover and watch effectively a front of nearly a hundred miles.

    Castles of Steel

  • “When there’s a bigger maggot than usial in your head you call it ‘direction’; and then nothing can stir you — you look like the statty o’ the outside o’ Treddles’on church, a-starin’ and a - smilin’ whether it’s fair weather or foul.

    Adam Bede

  • Look at young Cross-Eyes, posing as a doctor, selling charms against sickness, giving good hunting, exchanging promises of fair weather for good meat and skins, sending the death stick, performing a thousand abominations.

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