rain cloud

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  1. a cloud or a mass of clouds that yields rain.

Origin of rain cloud

First recorded in 1830–40

Words Nearby rain cloud

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How to use rain cloud in a sentence

  • In the distance they took on all the misty shades of grey and blue, or stood purple, steeped in shadows, under a rain cloud.

    The Pioneers | Katharine Susannah Prichard
  • When you see people having a picnic, push the rain cloud away from them instead of over them.

    In Camp With A Tin Soldier | John Kendrick Bangs