peasouper

peasouper

(ˌpiːˈsuːpə)
n
1. informal chiefly Brit dense dirty yellowish fog
2. (Peoples) Canadian a disparaging name for a French Canadian
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Then, with Teesside imploring the Gods of football and wintery precipitation to deepen the peasouper and get the game off, it suddenly, inexplicably lifted.
The mist thickens into a swirling grey peasouper and the bridge turns on the foghorn and keeps a watchful eye on the radar.
There was another name for thick fog condition: a peasouper.
Or will Kroenke be listening to the comments of Cesc Fabregas - should he fight his way through the dense peasouper of paranoia which surrounds Wenger just now?
But he was reportedly in front when coming to grief at the last in a peasouper at Newbury last time and that appeared to confirm the promise of his previous outing at the same course when he kept on for third after setting a strong pace.
There was a dreadful peasouper fog and we ended up in a nightclub.
How wonderful to be able to see the former banking hall's amazing decor without peering through the nicotine equivalent of a peasouper.
He said: "Summer smogs are as deadly as the peasouper winter smogs of the 50s.
Liberal Democrat environment spokesman Chris Huhne said: "Summer smogs are as deadly as the peasouper winter smogs of the 50s.
From the fog of smoggy Hampstead marshes to the blistering heat of an Egyptian noon, Peasouper is the epic tale of greed, jealousy and man's inhumanity to camels.
For all that a Mini on a motorway in those days was a tooth-jarring, bum-numbing experience, we made great time until, somewhere in the Midlands, we ran into a real peasouper.
At night the Victorian brass fittings bathe everything in an intimate yellow glow, so you appear to be wandering through a peasouper fog in Sherlock Holmes' London.