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- n. A whirlwind.
There is a fixity of grief which is more appalling than this whirlblast; the souls that are wedged in ice occupy a lower circle in the region of sorrow than those which are driven before the gale.
But he'd scarce said it when a whirlblast came frae the fell and owerturn't iv'ry cock.
Vast towers of sand, borne up by the whirlblast, rise vertically to the sky.
But now, how easily might these, dashing out on Lafayette, snatch off the Hereditary Representative; and roll away with him, after the manner of a whirlblast, whither they listed!
Far and wide, alas, like a brown-leaved Vallombrosa; which waits but one whirlblast of the