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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Characterized by the presence or the prevalence of the ‘hot wind’ of Australia: as, hot-windy weather. See wind.

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  • Thanks, bilby.

    January 17, 2013

  • Surprised that ever made it into a dictionary. Seems as if people have taken to being a little more precise, hence you're more likely to hear hot northerly rather than hot wind. I can't recall seeing hot-windy in print.

    Try some kidney bean vindaloo and and wait a few hours...

    January 17, 2013

  • What do you make of the definition, bilby?

    January 17, 2013