Origin of snowdrift
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Examples from the Web for snowdrift
The crude, rusting poles are piled side-by-side in a snowdrift of steel on the floor of the Hirshhorn.Chinese Hold Ai WeiWei’s Passport, Denies Access to Art Opening
October 8, 2012
You can clamber on the snowdrift, Peony, and reach them easily.
Kay did as he was told, but he felt as if he had fallen into a snowdrift.
No silly vision should drag him across a snowdrift on such a night.The Secret of the Storm Country
Grace Miller White
There was a snowdrift six feet in depth before the farmhouse piazza.When Life Was Young
C. A. Stephens
Three sunny days on the edge of the snowdrift will bring it forth.Woodland Tales
- a bank of deep snow driven together by the wind
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Word Origin and History for snowdrift
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper