Billowed
Billow Bil"low, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Billowed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Billowing}.] To surge; to rise and roll in waves or surges; to undulate. ``The billowing snow.'' --Prior. [1913 Webster]

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  • billow — [ˈbɪləʊ] verb [I] 1) to rise or move in clouds Black smoke billowed over the city.[/ex] 2) to be filled with air and swell out like a sail Their robes billowed in the wind.[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • Billow — Bil low, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Billowed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Billowing}.] To surge; to rise and roll in waves or surges; to undulate. The billowing snow. Prior. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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