Aweather - (adv.) On the weather side, or toward the wind; in the
direction from which the wind blows; -- opposed to alee; as, helm
Fair-weather - (a.) Made or done in pleasant weather, or in circumstances
involving but little exposure or sacrifice; as, a fair-weather voyage.
Fair-weather - (a.) Appearing only when times or circumstances are
prosperous; as, a fair-weather friend.
Overweather - (v. t.) To expose too long to the influence of the weather.
Weathered - (imp. & p. p.) of Weather
Weathering - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Weather
Weather-beaten - (a.) Beaten or harassed by the weather; worn by exposure
to the weather, especially to severe weather.
Weather-bit - (n.) A turn of the cable about the end of the windlass,
without the bits.
Weatherbit - (v. t.) To take another turn with, as a cable around a
Weather-bitten - (a.) Eaten into, defaced, or worn, by exposure to the
Weatherboard - (n.) That side of a vessel which is toward the wind; the
Weatherboard - (n.) A piece of plank placed in a porthole, or other
opening, to keep out water.
Weatherboard - (n.) A board extending from the ridge to the eaves along
the slope of the gable, and forming a close junction between the
shingling of a roof and the side of the building beneath.
Weatherboard - (n.) A clapboard or feather-edged board used in
Weather-board - (v. t.) To nail boards upon so as to lap one over
another, in order to exclude rain, snow, etc.
Weatherboarding - (n.) The covering or siding of a building, formed of
boards lapping over one another, to exclude rain, snow, etc.
Weatherboarding - (n.) Boards adapted or intended for such use.
Weather-bound - (a.) Kept in port or at anchor by storms; delayed by bad
weather; as, a weather-bound vessel.
Weathercock - (n.) A vane, or weather vane; -- so called because
originally often in the figure of a cock, turning on the top of a spire
with the wind, and showing its direction.
Weathercock - (n.) Hence, any thing or person that turns easily and
frequently; one who veers with every change of current opinion; a
fickle, inconstant person.
Weathercock - (v. t.) To supply with a weathercock; to serve as a
Weather-driven - (a.) Driven by winds or storms; forced by stress of
Weathered - (a.) Made sloping, so as to throw off water; as, a weathered
cornice or window sill.
Weathered - (a.) Having the surface altered in color, texture, or
composition, or the edges rounded off by exposure to the elements.
Weather-fend - (v. t.) To defend from the weather; to shelter.
Weatherglass - (n.) An instrument to indicate the state of the
atmosphere, especially changes of atmospheric pressure, and hence
changes of weather, as a barometer or baroscope.
Weathering - (n.) The action of the elements on a rock in altering its
color, texture, or composition, or in rounding off its edges.
Weatherliness - (n.) The quality of being weatherly.
Weatherly - (a.) Working, or able to sail, close to the wind; as, a
Weathermost - (a.) Being farthest to the windward.
Weatherproof - (a.) Proof against rough weather.
Weatherwise - (a.) Skillful in forecasting the changes of the weather.
Weatherwiser - (n.) Something that foreshows the weather.
Weatherworn - (a.) Worn by the action of, or by exposure to, the weather.