- a channel filled only at a time of excessive rainfall.
Origin of winterbourne
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She stood there, smiling and smoothing her bonnet ribbons; she glanced at Winterbourne.
"You will find I am not so stiff as several others," said Winterbourne, smiling.
Then looking back at Winterbourne, "I shouldn't think you would let people be so unkind!"
"I never was better pleased in my life," murmured Winterbourne.
Winterbourne was watching the young girl; at this question his attention quickened.
- a stream flowing only after heavy rainfall, esp in winter