Squall

Definition of Squall

Pronunciation: skwạld
n.1.A sudden and violent gust of wind often attended with rain or snow.
The gray skirts of a lifting squall.
- Tennyson.
Black squall
a squall attended with dark, heavy clouds.
Thick squall
a black squall accompanied by rain, hail, sleet, or snow.
White squall
a squall which comes unexpectedly, without being marked in its approach by the clouds.
- Totten.
v. i.1.To cry out; to scream or cry violently, as a woman frightened, or a child in anger or distress; as, the infant squalled.
[imp. & p. p. Squalled (skwạld); p. pr. & vb. n. Squalling.]
n.1.A loud scream; a harsh cry.
There oft are heard the notes of infant woe, -
The short, thick sob, loud scream, and shriller squall.
- Pope.

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