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Origin of rainsquall

First recorded in 1840–50; rain + squall1

Words Nearby rainsquall

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How to use rainsquall in a sentence

  • A thick rainsquall came up, and rendered it impossible for the rear gunboats to know whither the Confederate flotilla had fled.

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