- Chiefly Texas and Oklahoma. a cold gale from the north, formed during the winter by a vigorous outbreak of continental polar air behind a cold front.
- a wind or storm from the north.
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Historical Examples of norther
It looks some as if we might catch a norther by way of variety.
The mistake I made was in driving the mules after the "norther" commenced.The Prairie Traveler
When it came to an end, all vanished together—the norther had exhausted its strength.The War Trail
This was said to be the most violent Norther that had visited Vera Cruz in a century.Mexico and its Religion
Robert A. Wilson
For with the norther still clouding the sky, it is almost dark as night.The Lone Ranche
Captain Mayne Reid
- mainly Southern US a wind or storm from the north