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Ausʹter

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A wind pernicious to flowers and health. In Italy one of the South winds was so called; its modern name is the Sirocco. (Greek, austeʹros, hot, dry). In England it is a damp wind, generally bringing wet weather.

“Nought but putrid streams and noisome fogs,

For ever hung on drizzly Auster’s beard.”


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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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