from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A sudden cold gale coming from the north.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A strong wind blowing from the north.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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

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

  • n. a wind that blows from the north


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