from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An obsolete or dialectal (Scotch) form of snow.

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

  • noun Obs. or Scot. Snow.


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  • Scots - snow.

    The wintry west extends his blast,

    And hail and rain does blaw;

    Or the stormy north sends driving forth

    The blinding sleet and snaw:

    While, tumbling brown, the burn comes down,

    And roars frae bank to brae;

    And bird and beast in covert rest,

    And pass the heartless day.

    - Robert Burns, 'Winter: A Dirge'.

    January 28, 2009