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snowdrift

[snoh-drift] /ˈsnoʊˌdrɪft/
noun
1.
a mound or bank of snow driven together by the wind.
2.
snow driven before the wind.
Origin of snowdrift
1250-1300
Middle English word dating back to 1250-1300; See origin at snow, drift
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snowdrift

/ˈsnəʊˌdrɪft/
noun
1.
a bank of deep snow driven together by the wind
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Word Origin and History for snowdrift
n.

c.1300, from snow (n.) + drift (n.).

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