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line storm

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noun
  1. equinoctial storm.
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Origin of line storm

First recorded in 1840–50
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Examples from the Web for line storm

Historical Examples

  • O, dear, it was as lonesome as a line-storm, after lively Ruth had gone away.

    Dotty Dimple at Her Grandmother's

    Sophie May

  • A Line-storm Song It is the autumnal mood with a difference.

    A Boy's Will

    Robert Frost

  • Then the same saying applies to the “line-storm” of March, and the spring and summer after storms is foretold.