Blount took an opportunity to whisper into Raleigh's ear, "This storm came like a levanter in the Mediterranean."
And that was the levanter of to-day, Euraquilo, they call it—hell let loose.
A regular levanter had now come on, and the vessel pitched and tossed to a very considerable degree.
I think it is a good thing to have drawn them this way, as I trust the first levanter will bring us ships from the Mediterranean.
From March 26th, we have had nothing like a levanter, except for the French fleet.
It came on to blow a "levanter" as we returned, and the sea got up with a rapidity almost miraculous.
A fresh levanter having sprung up, the lugger sails immediately.
It was the beginning of a "levanter," and scarcely ruffled the surface as it swept along.
The night was dark and rainy, and a levanter—that wind which brings cold and misery and illness—was blowing fiercely.
Day broke with a "levanter," and the heavy clouds hanging about rendered any distant view a matter of difficulty.