Definitions

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  • n. A burst of thunder.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A burst of thunder.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A burst of thunder.

Etymologies

thunder +‎ burst (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • They crashed out at first like a thunderburst across the white river.

    Dwellers in the Mirage

  • But for the hard-working and industrious people who come here, do not let us build up any wall around New York harbor to keep them out, or it will after a while fall down with a red-hot thunderburst of God's indignation.

    Modern Eloquence: Vol III, After-Dinner Speeches P-Z

  • As through the storm-clouds the thunderburst rolling

    How the Flag Became Old Glory

  • Louder and louder grew that question, until it was one great thunderburst, absorbing all other questions; and then the country saw that its very life was bound up in the answer; and, springing to its feet, alive in every nerve, with one hand it snapped the slave's chain, and with the other welded the Union into a Nation -- the pledge of equal liberty.

    History of Woman Suffrage, Volume II

  • (suspectable), occasionally and alternatively used by husband when having writing to do in connection with equitable druids and friendly or other societies through periods of dire want with comparative plenty (thunderburst, ravishment, dissolution and providentiality) to a sofa allbeit of hoarsehaar with Amodicum cloth, hired payono, still playing off, used by the youngsters for czurnying out oldstrums, three bedrooms upastairs, of which one with fireplace (aspectable), with greenhouse in prospect (par-ticularly perspectable).

    Finnegans Wake

  • And the sanctification of the of consciousness, the Ur Race will faithful seed who share in God's complete my work in these Plan were transferred, by one mas - heavens a n d will be numbered ter stroke which shook the earth, with the High Command of Uriel raising the dead into the Lay-oo-esh and Michael. "with a thunderburst.

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