Winter Win"ter, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Wintered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Wintering}.] To pass the winter; to hibernate; as, to winter in Florida. [1913 Webster]

Because the haven was not commodious to winter in, the more part advised to depart thence. --Acts xxvii. 12. [1913 Webster]

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