boreas

Part of speech: noun

The north wind.

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Usage examples "boreas":

  1. 766. He also mentions the mares of Eresicthon, with which Boreas was supposed to have been enamoured. - "A New System; or, an Analysis of Antient Mythology. Volume II. (of VI.)", Jacob Bryant.
  2. You go on playing the Boreas and I shedding the sunbeams, and between us we'll get the cloak off the philosophic traveler! - "The Letters of William James, Vol. II", William James.
  3. 14 And even when Winter chilled the aged year, I wandered lonely o'er the hoary plain: Though frosty Boreas warned me to forbear, Boreas, with all his tempests, warned in vain. - "Specimens with Memoirs of the Less-known British Poets, Vol. 3", George Gilfillan.