Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See lawine. Byron.

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Examples

  • But the fittest has survived, and Byron's unlovely and misbegotten "lauwine" has died a natural death.] [ni] _But I have seen the virgin Jungfrau rear_.

    The Works of Lord Byron. Vol. 2

  •   The thundering lauwine — might be worshipped more;

    Childe Harold's Pilgrimage

  • Now and then we came to rushing mountain - torrents bursting over the road; far away, ever and anon, we heard the roar of a _lauwine_ or avalanche; sometimes I looked out, and could see straight down below me a thousand feet into an abyss or on a headlong stream.

    Memoirs

  • The thundering lauwine -- might be worshipped more;

    Childe Harold's Pilgrimage

  • -- [MS.M. erased.] [454] In the greater part of Switzerland, the avalanches are known by the name of lauwine.

    The Works of Lord Byron. Vol. 2

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