blue norther


noun Oklahoma and Texas.

a cold north wind that brings rapidly falling temperatures.

Nearby words

  1. blue mud,
  2. blue murder,
  3. blue myrtle,
  4. blue nevus,
  5. blue nile,
  6. blue note,
  7. blue pencil,
  8. blue peter,
  9. blue phlox,
  10. blue pike

Origin of blue norther

An Americanism dating back to 1870–75

Also called blue whistler.

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