from The Century Dictionary.
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- noun US An early onset of winter, an early (October) cold snap, often followed by flurries of snow.
- noun Canada A mild onset of winter.
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squaw + winter. The Narragansett word squaw was applied by Europeans to a large number of unrelated things; see the Derived terms section of the entry squaw.
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