from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Snow which covers the ground and protects vegetation from severe cold. As the snow melts slowly by the conduction of heat from below it furnishes water for the plants that are living below it.


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  • Cuffy and Silkie shouted with glee each morning now, when they went out of doors, where the earth was covered with a snow-blanket.

    The Tale of Cuffy Bear


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