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[dwahy] /dwaɪ/
noun, Newfoundland.
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 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • 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

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