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rain shower

noun
  1. a brief rainfall, usually of variable intensity.
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Origin of rain shower

before 1000; Middle English; Old English
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Historical Examples of rain shower

  • But we were not to be discomfited by a rain-shower, for were we not prepared?

    Gardens of the Caribbees, v. 1/2

    Ida May Hill Starr

  • This hirsute growth should have been white, but the season was summer and it had not been exposed to a rain-shower for some time.

    The Red One

    Jack London

  • Not one blast of the storm, not one drop of the rain-shower of vengeance, can overtake you.

  • He sees the gunners busy on the left, the horses standing behind them as if all the whistling sounds are only a rain-shower.

  • These two streams of truth are like the rain-shower that falls upon the watershed of a country.