Blizzard
Blizzard Bliz"zard (bl[i^]z"z[~e]rd), n. [Cf. {Blaze} to flash. Formerly, in local use, a rattling volley; cf. ``to blaze away'' to fire away.] A gale of piercingly cold wind, usually accompanied with fine and blinding snow; a furious blast. [U. S.] [1913 Webster]

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