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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SQUALLY

You will when the wind steadies; it's squally just now, and she feels it, for she has no keel.

The night was squally, and he thought it wiser to take a larger circuit than before.

The next night was black and squally, with occasional showers of rain.

None would make a rate for me against the damage I might do on a squally day.

The morning was squally, and the sea rolled boisterously into the Sound.

Then there were signs of clearing, with the wind sharp and squally from the west.

The night of the attack was, as has been stated, dark and squally.

It was a squally, rainy morning—the sort you expect in the North Atlantic.

There was old Squally drowned in whisky, sleepin' like a kid.

Weve had a perfect day; but the end of it is going to be squally.

WORD ORIGIN

1719, from squall + -y (2).

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