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dwy

[dwahy]
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noun Newfoundland.
  1. a gust or flurry of rain or snow.

Origin of dwy

compare dial. (Isle of Wight) dwyes eddies, (Wiltshire, Hampshire) twy coastal squall; further relations unclear
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Historical Examples

  • Thmilakth thwore like a twooper; but nothing could thwop the thaithe till it wolled thlap down into a dwy dith.

    The Mysteries of London, v. 1/4

    George W. M. Reynolds