Weather Weath"er, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Weathered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Weathering}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To expose to the air; to air; to season by exposure to air. [1913 Webster]

[An eagle] soaring through his wide empire of the air To weather his broad sails. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

This gear lacks weathering. --Latimer. [1913 Webster]

2. Hence, to sustain the trying effect of; to bear up against and overcome; to sustain; to endure; to resist; as, to weather the storm. [1913 Webster]

For I can weather the roughest gale. --Longfellow. [1913 Webster]

You will weather the difficulties yet. --F. W. Robertson. [1913 Webster]

3. (Naut.) To sail or pass to the windward of; as, to weather a cape; to weather another ship. [1913 Webster]

4. (Falconry) To place (a hawk) unhooded in the open air. --Encyc. Brit. [1913 Webster]

{To weather a point}. (a) (Naut.) To pass a point of land, leaving it on the lee side. (b) Hence, to gain or accomplish anything against opposition.

{To weather out}, to encounter successfully, though with difficulty; as, to weather out a storm. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • weathered — un·weathered; weathered; …   English syllables

  • weathered — adjective Date: 1789 1. seasoned by exposure to the weather 2. altered in color, texture, composition, or form by such exposure or by artificial means producing a similar effect < weathered oak > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • weathered — adjective worn by exposure to the weather a house of weathered shingles • Syn: ↑weather beaten, ↑weatherworn • Similar to: ↑worn …   Useful english dictionary

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