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thunderpeal

[thuhn-der-peel]
noun
  1. a crash of thunder; thunderclap.
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Origin of thunderpeal

First recorded in 1795–1805; thunder + peal
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Examples from the Web for thunderpeal

Historical Examples of thunderpeal

  • She looked round and appeared to answer, but her words were inaudible in the thunderpeal that accompanied them.

    Dust

    Julian Hawthorne

  • It grew warm rapidly; clouds overspread the sky; a thunderpeal rumbled suddenly.

    A Busy Year at the Old Squire's

    Charles Asbury Stephens