Synonyms for snow

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Twelve hours afterward the snow, three feet deep on a level, has melted.

Above, below, the rose of snow, Twined with her blushing foe we spread.

The wind was high, but the sun bright, and the snow thawing.

Old people have a remembrance of a foot of snow which lasted for a week.

A combination of crocuses and snow on the ground had given her an inspiration for a gown.

In winter alike ordinary Mass and these celebrations were stopped by the snow.

So saying, he thrust his boot into the snow, intending to kick it over the girl.

Mr. Snow told me as gently as he could that the judges had ruled me out entirely.

As the snow that covered her clothes melted it fell in heavy drops.

Every day for a week, while the snow lasted, the war was fought at each recess.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English snaw "snow, that which falls as snow; a fall of snow; a snowstorm," from Proto-Germanic *snaiwaz (cf. Old Saxon and Old High German sneo, Old Frisian and Middle Low German sne, Middle Dutch snee, Dutch sneeuw, German Schnee, Old Norse snjor, Gothic snaiws "snow"), from PIE root *sniegwh- "snow; to snow" (cf. Greek nipha, Latin nix (genitive nivis), Old Irish snechta, Irish sneachd, Welsh nyf, Lithuanian sniegas, Old Prussian snaygis, Old Church Slavonic snegu, Russian snieg', Slovak sneh "snow"). The cognate in Sanskrit, snihyati, came to mean "he gets wet." As slang for "cocaine" it is attested from 1914.

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