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Hurricane

Hurricane

a violent storm, characterised by extreme fury and sudden changes of the wind, and generally accompanied by rain, thunder, and lightning; especially prevalent in the East and west indies. Also used figuratively. Like the smoke in a hurricane whirl'd. (Tennyson) Each guilty thought to me is a dreadful hurricane.

(Science: zoology) (Massinger) hurricane bird see deck.

Origin: sp. Hurracan; orig. A Carib word signifying, a high wind.


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