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Snow (noun)

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Snow. n.s. [snaw, Saxon; snee, Dutch.] The small particles of water frozen before they unite into drops. Locke

Benaiah slew a lion in a pit, in time of snow. 2 Sa. xxiii.

Drought and heat consume snow waters. Job xxiv. 19.

He gives the Winter's snow her airy birth,
And bids her virgin fleeces clothe the earth.
Sandys.

Sources: The Bible - 2. Samuel (10) · The Bible - Job (27) · Locke, John (269) · Sandys, George (23)

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