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    Definition:
    Weather - (n.) The state of the air or atmosphere with respect to heat or cold, wetness or dryness, calm or storm, clearness or cloudiness, or any other meteorological phenomena; meteorological condition of the atmosphere; as, warm weather; cold weather; wet weather; dry weather, etc.
    Weather - (n.) Vicissitude of season; meteorological change; alternation of the state of the air.
    Weather - (n.) Storm; tempest.
    Weather - (n.) A light rain; a shower.
    Weather - (v. t.) To expose to the air; to air; to season by exposure to air.
    Weather - (v. t.) Hence, to sustain the trying effect of; to bear up against and overcome; to sustain; to endure; to resist; as, to weather the storm.
    Weather - (v. t.) To sail or pass to the windward of; as, to weather a cape; to weather another ship.
    Weather - (v. t.) To place (a hawk) unhooded in the open air.
    Weather - (v. i.) To undergo or endure the action of the atmosphere; to suffer meteorological influences; sometimes, to wear away, or alter, under atmospheric influences; to suffer waste by weather.
    Weather - (a.) Being toward the wind, or windward -- opposed to lee; as, weather bow, weather braces, weather gauge, weather lifts, weather quarter, weather shrouds, etc.
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    Aweather - (adv.) On the weather side, or toward the wind; in the direction from which the wind blows; -- opposed to alee; as, helm aweather!
    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 windlass.
    Weather-bitten - (a.) Eaten into, defaced, or worn, by exposure to the weather.
    Weatherboard - (n.) That side of a vessel which is toward the wind; the windward side.
    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 weatherboarding.
    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 weathercock for.
    Weather-driven - (a.) Driven by winds or storms; forced by stress of weather.
    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 weatherly ship.
    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.
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    Oxford: Definition:
    Weather - n. 1 state of the atmosphere at a place and time as regards heat, cloudiness, dryness, sunshine, wind, and rain etc. 2 (attrib.) Naut. Windward. v. 1 expose to or affect by atmospheric changes; season (wood). 2 be discoloured or worn in this way. 3 a come safely through (a storm). B survive (a difficult period etc.). 4 get to the windward of (a cape etc.). keep a weather eye open be watchful. Make heavy weather of colloq. Exaggerate the difficulty presented by. Under the weather colloq. Indisposed. [old english]
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    Fair-weather friend - n. Unreliable friend or ally.
    Weather-beaten - adj. Affected by exposure to the weather.
    Weatherboard - n. 1 sloping board attached to the bottom of an outside door to keep out the rain etc. 2 each of a series of overlapping horizontal boards on a wall. weatherboarding n. (in sense 2 of n.).
    Weathercock - n. 1 weather-vane in the form of a cock. 2 inconstant person.
    Weather forecast - n. Assessment of likely weather.
    Weatherman - n. Meteorologist, esp. One who broadcasts a weather forecast.
    Weatherproof - adj. Resistant to the effects of bad weather, esp. Rain.
    Weather-vane - n. 1 revolving pointer on a church spire etc. To show the direction of the wind. 2 inconstant person.

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