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He shivers in brumal blasts, and hungry he chirps before your door.

He shivers in the brumal blast; hungry he chirps before your door.

On a brumal November day, the Sarmania was to sail on her first trip under the Sutton house-flag.

The brumal distance of the sun is felt, even in the intertropical regions.

He shivers in the brumal blast; hungry, he chirps before your door.

WORD ORIGIN

"belonging to winter," 1510s, from Latin brumalis, from bruma "winter" (see brume). The Latin word also is the ultimate source of Brumaire, second month (Oct. 22-Nov. 20) in calendar of the French Republic, literally "the foggy month," coined 1793 by Fabre d'Eglantine from French brume "fog" (see brume).

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