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rainsquall

[ reyn-skwawl ]
/ ˈreɪnˌskwɔl /
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noun
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Origin of rainsquall

First recorded in 1840–50; rain + squall1
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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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