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Cloud/part of cloud :: Bank/mass of (dark/thunder/storm) clouds View Visualisation

Bumlies Search Source: SND
In pl., dark, heavy masses of clouds.

Grum Search Source: SND
A dark patch (in the sky).

Kilting/Kiltin(e) Search Source: SND
Fig. of the clouds: QUOT: When the sky “upsets” towards the north, i.e. when large masses of clouds of different hues rise towards the north, or according to an expression sometimes used, “Fan rawns is roastin (from the reddish hues in the clouds),” with the wind from the south, the wind for a time overcomes the clouds, but the saying is: — “There's warrin atween the north an the sooth, an' there'll be nae peace till the north get victory.” The wind goes to the north, and blows a breeze, it may be for a day or two. When the clouds form a large solid mass: — “a kiltin,” as some call it, the breeze is close at hand.

Owerga Search Source: SND
An expanse of dark clouds rising to overcast the sky.

Roarie bummler Search Source: SND
A bank of storm cloud.

Thunner wa' Search Source: SND
A bank of thunder-clouds.

Wadder-head Search Source: SND
A bank of clouds or cloud-pillars rising from the horizon.

Water-lump Search Source: SND
A bank of dark rainy cloud.

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