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  • n. Alternate spelling of pea-souper.

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Examples

  • Hidden it may all have been, under a veil as dense and choking as the London peasouper fogs, but the reliance on prostitutes was a major cause of contagious disease as well as the source of confused relations between men and women.

    Important Battles « Tales from the Reading Room

  • It was filmed in the Austrian Tyrol – standing in for the mountains of Kentucky of the plot – and got reasonable reviews, though it was completely overshadowed by the success of his next film, The Lodger, a thriller set in peasouper London fogs.

    BFI launches hunt for missing Hitchcock movie

  • Terms & Expressions: être dans le brouillard = to be in the dark (unaware) brouillard "à couper au couteau" (fog "to cut with a knife") = peasouper (or very thick fog)

    brouillard - French Word-A-Day

  • Fever Ray fills the Academy with a peasouper of dry ice, before carving it up with lasers.

    Fever Ray; Zola Jesus

  • I wonder what Boris would do if we had a peasouper - the ol '' London Particular 'these days?

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • I grew up in London and remember the peasouper fogs that persisted for days or even weeks.

    Unthreaded #14 « Climate Audit

  • Coal is about acid rain and peasouper smogs, asthma and mercury contamination, radioactive waste emissions and ripping apart mountains, killing trees, lung cancer and, of course, global warming.

    No Right Turn

  • brouillard "à couper au couteau" (fog "to cut with a knife") = peasouper (or very thick fog)

    French Word-A-Day:

  • - and got reasonable reviews, though it was completely overshadowed by the success of his next film, The Lodger, a thriller set in peasouper London fogs.

    The Guardian World News

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