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hailstorm

[heyl-stawrm]
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noun
  1. a storm with hail.

Origin of hailstorm

First recorded in 1675–85; hail2 + storm
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hailstorm

noun
  1. a storm during which hail falls
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Word Origin and History for hailstorm

n.

1690s, from hail (n.) + storm (n.).

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