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Snow idioms View Visualisation

Chap at the bar Search Source: SND
The noise of the waves on the pebbly beach. It is regarded as a weather-sign by the people in the interior of the county. If in winter the noise comes from the east, frost is looked for; if from the west, a thaw”.

I(n) the deid-thraw/ I(n) deid-thraw/At (the) deid-thraw Search Source: SND
In a transitionary or indeterminate state: (a) between hot and cold, frost and thaw.

To brak da brüid Search Source: SND
To be the first to walk through new-fallen snow.

To cast snow Search Source: SND
To clear a snow-drift.

To get (one's) flegs/To gie (one's) flegs Search Source: SND
Of a large amount of anything, esp. of food or drink, snow, a pile of work: to diminish appreciably.

To get a fleg/To gie a fleg Search Source: SND
Of a large amount of anything, esp. of food or drink, snow, a pile of work: to diminish appreciably.

To get a fley Search Source: SND
To decrease in amount or intensity, as cold, snow, a task, etc.

To kast de door Search Source: SND
During a snow-storm: to heap up snow in the doorway to prevent drifting snow from penetrating into the house.

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