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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR WEATHERED

At Otter Lake a much foliated and weathered phyllite was found.

They have weathered the storm, and may reasonably expect peace.

They wondered where he had "weathered it out;" disputed about it.

A bolt struck us, clung for an instant; but we weathered it.

There was a rapt expression on Gregory's lined and weathered face.

They probably were a good deal higher then and have weathered down.

What to them were the storms they had weathered, the dangers they had overcome?

Very likely I have weathered a worse storm than this with my smack.

They see into the stones, see through their weathered coatings.

The five others, however, weathered the storm, and reached Bugia and Alexandria.

WORD ORIGIN

"come through safely," 1650s, from weather (n.). Sense of "wear away by exposure" is from 1757. Related: Weathered; weathering.

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