line storm


noun


Nearby words

  1. line printer,
  2. line segment,
  3. line space,
  4. line spectrum,
  5. line squall,
  6. line trimmer,
  7. line up,
  8. line vector,
  9. line voltage,
  10. line-dance

Origin of line storm

First recorded in 1840–50

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Examples from the Web for line storm

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

  • 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.