from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A sudden cold gale coming from the north.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To veer or tend toward the north, as the wind; run toward the north.
  • noun A strong or cold northerly wind.
  • noun A violent cold north wind blowing, mainly in winter, over Texas and the Gulf of Mexico.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A wind from the north; esp., a strong and cold north wind in Texas and the vicinity of the Gulf of Mexico.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A strong wind blowing from the north.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a wind that blows from the north


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