Willywaw

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Willywaw (Naut) A whirlwind, or whirlwind squall, encountered in the Straits of Magellan.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n willywaw See williwaw.
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Usage

In literature:

Did you ever hear about the willywaws?
"With the Battle Fleet" by Franklin Matthews
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