Willywaw
Williwaw Wil"li*waw, Willywaw Wil"ly*waw, n. (Naut.) A whirlwind, or whirlwind squall, encountered in the Straits of Magellan. --W. C. Russell. [1913 Webster]

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  • Williwaw — Wil li*waw, Willywaw Wil ly*waw, n. (Naut.) A whirlwind, or whirlwind squall, encountered in the Straits of Magellan. W. C. Russell. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • williwaw — or willywaw [wil′i wô΄] n. [prob. altered < WILLY WILLY] 1. a sudden, violent, cold wind blowing down from mountain passes toward the coast in far northern or southern latitudes, as on the Alaskan coast and Aleutians, and in the Strait of… …   English World dictionary

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