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  • This freak weather system came out of eastern Washington, it's called a palouser, and it just lifted up all these smaller fires, and it took everything to the sky, and the thing just blew up.

    Teddy Roosevelt And The 'Burn' That Saved Forests

  • The next stage, "went on the citizen behind the stove speaking with the voice of authority," is when you pack your rifle along every time you go for a bucket of water, and light you palouser in the middle of the night to go around the cabin lookin 'for tracks.

    The Man from the Bitter Roots

  • "I'll bet me I'll buy me some lamp chimbleys and heave out this palouser.

    The Fighting Shepherdess

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  • (n): greenhorn, novice, bumpkin. From Palouse, a region in NE Washington, part of the home range of the Nez Perce Indians and their original breed of horse, the Appaloosa, whose name also derives from the name of this region.

    January 13, 2009