dwy

[ dwahy ]
/ dwaɪ /

noun Newfoundland.

a gust or flurry of rain or snow.

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Origin of dwy

compare dial. (Isle of Wight) dwyes eddies, (Wiltshire, Hampshire) twy coastal squall; further relations unclear

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  • Thmilakth thwore like a twooper; but nothing could thwop the thaithe till it wolled thlap down into a dwy dith.

    The Mysteries of London, v. 1/4|George W. M. Reynolds