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    Snow - (n.) A square-rigged vessel, differing from a brig only in that she has a trysail mast close abaft the mainmast, on which a large trysail is hoisted.
    Snow - (n.) Watery particles congealed into white or transparent crystals or flakes in the air, and falling to the earth, exhibiting a great variety of very beautiful and perfect forms.
    Snow - (n.) Fig.: Something white like snow, as the white color (argent) in heraldry; something which falls in, or as in, flakes.
    Snow - (v. i.) To fall in or as snow; -- chiefly used impersonally; as, it snows; it snowed yesterday.
    Snow - (v. t.) To scatter like snow; to cover with, or as with, snow.
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    Besnowed - (imp. & p. p.) of Besnow
    Besnow - (v. t.) To scatter like snow; to cover thick, as with snow flakes.
    Besnow - (v. t.) To cover with snow; to whiten with snow, or as with snow.
    Oversnow - (v. t.) To cover with snow, or as with snow.
    Snowed - (imp. & p. p.) of Snow
    Snowing - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Snow
    Snowball - (n.) A round mass of snow pressed or roller together, or anything resembling such a mass.
    Snowball - (n.) The Guelder-rose.
    Snowballed - (imp. & p. p.) of Snowball
    Snowballing - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Snowball
    Snowball - (v. t.) To pelt with snowballs; to throw snowballs at.
    Snowball - (v. i.) To throw snowballs.
    Snowberry - (n.) A name of several shrubs with white berries; as, the Symphoricarpus racemosus of the Northern United States, and the Chiococca racemosa of Florida and tropical America.
    Snowbird - (n.) An arctic finch (Plectrophenax, / Plectrophanes, nivalis) common, in winter, both in Europe and the United States, and often appearing in large flocks during snowstorms. It is partially white, but variously marked with chestnut and brown. Called also snow bunting, snowflake, snowfleck, and snowflight.
    Snowbird - (n.) Any finch of the genus Junco which appears in flocks in winter time, especially J. hyemalis in the Eastern United States; -- called also blue snowbird. See Junco.
    Snowbird - (n.) The fieldfare.
    Snow-blind - (a.) Affected with blindness by the brilliancy of snow.
    Snow-bound - (a.) Enveloped in, or confined by, snow.
    Snow-broth - (n.) Snow and water mixed, or snow just melted; very cold liquor.
    Snowcap - (n.) A very small humming bird (Microchaera albocoronata) native of New Grenada.
    Snow-capped - (a.) Having the top capped or covered with snow; as, snow-capped mountains.
    Snowdrift - (n.) A bank of drifted snow.
    Snowdrop - (n.) A bulbous plant (Galanthus nivalis) bearing white flowers, which often appear while the snow is on the ground. It is cultivated in gardens for its beauty.
    Snowflake - (n.) A flake, or small filmy mass, of snow.
    Snowflake - (n.) See Snowbird, 1.
    Snowflake - (n.) A name given to several bulbous plants of the genus Leucoium (L. vernum, aestivum, etc.) resembling the snowdrop, but having all the perianth leaves of equal size.
    Snowfleck - (n.) See Snowbird, 1.
    Snowl - (n.) The hooded merganser.
    Snowless - (a.) Destitute of snow.
    Snowplow - (n.) Alt. of Snowplough
    Snowplough - (n.) An implement operating like a plow, but on a larger scale, for clearing away the snow from roads, railways, etc.
    Snowshed - (n.) A shelter to protect from snow, esp. a long roof over an exposed part of a railroad.
    Snowshoe - (n.) A slight frame of wood three or four feet long and about one third as wide, with thongs or cords stretched across it, and having a support and holder for the foot; -- used by persons for walking on soft snow.
    Snowshoer - (n.) One who travels on snowshoes; an expert in using snowshoes.
    Snowshoeing - (n.) Traveling on snowshoes.
    Snowslip - (n.) A large mass or avalanche of snow which slips down the side of a mountain, etc.
    Snowstorm - (n.) A storm with falling snow.
    Snow-white - (a.) White as snow; very white.
    Snowy - (a.) White like snow.
    Snowy - (a.) Abounding with snow; covered with snow.
    Snowy - (a.) Fig.: Pure; unblemished; unstained; spotless.
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    Oxford: Definition:
    Snow - n. 1 frozen atmospheric vapour falling to earth in light white flakes. 2 fall or layer of this. 3 thing resembling snow in whiteness or texture etc. 4 slang cocaine. v. 1 (prec. By it as subject) snow falls (it is snowing; if it snows). 2 (foll. By in, over, up, etc.) Confine or block with snow. be snowed under be overwhelmed, esp. With work. [old english]
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    Abominable snowman - n. Supposed manlike or bearlike himalayan animal; yeti.
    Snowball - n. Ball of compressed snow for throwing in play. v. 1 throw or pelt with snowballs. 2 increase rapidly.
    Snowball-tree - n. Guelder rose.
    Snowberry - n. (pl. -ies) shrub with white berries.
    Snow-blind - adj. Temporarily blinded by the glare from snow.
    Snowblower - n. Machine that clears snow by blowing.
    Snowbound - adj. Prevented by snow from going out or travelling.
    Snowcap - n. Snow-covered mountain peak. snowcapped adj.
    Snowdrift - n. Bank of snow heaped up by the wind.
    Snowdrop - n. Early spring plant with white drooping flowers.
    Snowfall - n. 1 fall of snow. 2 amount of this.
    Snowflake - n. Each of the flakes in which snow falls.
    Snow goose - n. White arctic goose.
    Snowline - n. Level above which snow never melts entirely.
    Snowman - n. Figure resembling a human, made of compressed snow.
    Snowmobile - n. Motor vehicle, esp. With runners or caterpillar tracks, for travel over snow.
    Snowplough - n. (us snowplow) device or vehicle for clearing roads of thick snow.
    Snowplow - n. (brit. Snowplough) device or vehicle for clearing roads of thick snow.
    Snowshoe - n. Racket-shaped attachment to a boot for walking on snow without sinking in.
    Snowstorm - n. Heavy fall of snow, esp. With a high wind.
    Snow white - adj. & n. (as adj. Often hyphenated) pure white.
    Snowy - adj. (-ier, -iest) 1 of or like snow. 2 (of the weather etc.) With much snow.
    Snowy owl - n. Large white arctic owl.

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