thunderstroke
noun Date: 14th century a stroke of or as if of lightning with the attendant thunder

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • thunderstroke — /thun deuhr strohk /, n. a stroke of lightning accompanied by thunder. [1580 90; THUNDER + STROKE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • thunderstroke — thun•der•stroke [[t]ˈθʌn dərˌstroʊk[/t]] n. mer a stroke of lightning accompanied by thunder • Etymology: 1580–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • thunderstroke — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : a stroke by or as if by lightning with the attendant thunder …   Useful english dictionary

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