Hurricano

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Hurricano A waterspout; a hurricane. "You cataracts and hurricanoes , spout."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n hurricano Same as hurricane.
    • n hurricano A waterspout.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Hurricano a storm with extreme violence and sudden changes of the wind: a social party, a rout
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Sp. huracan, from Caribbean.

Usage

In literature:

You cataracts and hurricanoes, spout Till you have drenched our steeples, drowned the cocks!
"Essays Æsthetical" by George Calvert
You cataracts and hurricanoes spout.
"Some Private Views" by James Payn
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