snowbank

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n snowbank a mound or heap of snow
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n snowbank A bank or drift of snow.
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Usage

In literature:

Once Speckle disappeared, but soon Red Nose Mike saw her head sticking up out of a snowbank.
"The Chickens of Fowl Farm" by Lena E. Barksdale
He called for help, but the cry rose no higher than the snowbank.
"The Transformation of Job" by Frederick Vining Fisher
In another five minutes he was peering like a woodchuck from his hole in the snowbank.
"Panther Eye" by Roy J. Snell
Warm spring days bring other changes than thawing snowbanks and the swelling buds and leaves, which seem to grow almost visibly.
"The Log of the Sun" by William Beebe
The snowbank outside is high.
"Track's End" by Hayden Carruth
Aunt Sue's snowbank had circled the horizon and was rising steadily toward the zenith.
"Old Plymouth Trails" by Winthrop Packard
If I can only get it into my apron I will drop it outside the door into the snowbank.
"Room Number 3" by Anna Katharine Green
The island itself was melting like a snowbank beneath a summer sun.
"The Boy With the U.S. Miners" by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
But the train didn't move, and the snow didn't cover it up, and it was found lying against the snowbank this afternoon.
"The Blind Man's Eyes" by William MacHarg
She was either too blind or too utterly spent to see the snowbank in front of her, as suddenly it shut out her mirage of home.
"The Ranch Girls at Rainbow Lodge" by Margaret Vandercook
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In news:

A snowbank on Spring Street this afternoon.
The half-dressed man found dead in a snowbank Saturday in front of St James Church was identified today by Syracuse police as Charles Williams, 55, of 159 Weymouth Road.
After posing behind a dirty snowbank near the school, we walked to the tunnel by Highway 23.
Usually, you stick it in the snowbank outside and deal with it weeks later, but this year most of us don't have a snowbank.
Slippery roads cause snowbank encounter.
My husband is all geared up getting rid of snowbanks and ready to start with the yard cleanup.
This week's two most unusual sights are challenging ones even without snowbanks.
You can see them, now and again, lying on top of a snowbank, soaking up some sun before retreating back in their dens.
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