Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of squall.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of squall.

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Examples

  • An hour only he remained, and on a fresh horse was gone, while rain squalls rattled upon the windows and the rising wind moaned through the redwoods, the memory of his visit a whiff, sharp and strong, from the wild outer world.

    BY THE TURTLES OF TASMAN

  • A month went by, and then, one morning, between two rain squalls, a schooner sailed in through our passage and dropped anchor before the village.

    YAH! YAH! YAH!

  • “Watch out for squalls, is all I can say to you,” was

    Chapter 9

  • In the blinding rain squalls, Jerry frees a wheel that has slipped off the cable, permitting the car with the Spillanes aboard to move on to the bank.

    “I, in the course of making my living by turning journalism into literature. . .”

  • The weather has only a few tricks, and they mostly involve gentle rain squalls, bright but gentle high-altitude sun, and gentle breezes.

    hughstimson.org » Blog Archive » Going Broke in Paradise

  • And then, something before noon, the rain ceased to fall, though coming again at odd times in short squalls; yet the wind died not, but blew steadily, and continued so from that quarter during the remainder of the time that we were upon the island.

    The Boats of the 'Glen Carrig'

  • Presently located 110 miles east of Palm Beach, it's sending feeder bands of wind and rain squalls across South Florida.

    September 2004

  • A month went by, and then, one morning, between two rain squalls, a schooner sailed in through our passage and dropped anchor before the village.

    "Yah! Yah! Yah!"

  • And then, something before noon, the rain ceased to fall, though coming again at odd times in short squalls; yet the wind died not, but blew steadily, and continued so from that quarter during the remainder of the time that we were upon the island.

    The Boats of the Glen Carrig: Chapter 10

  • "And look out for squalls," is Louis's prophecy, "for they hate one another like the wolf - whelps they are."

    Chapter 11

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