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n.1.The southwest wind.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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These changes in the Heav'ns, though slow, produc'd Like change on Sea and Land, sideral blast, Vapour, and Mist, and Exhalation hot, Corrupt and Pestilent: Now from the North Of NORUMBEGA, and the SAMOED shoar Bursting thir brazen Dungeon, armd with ice And snow and haile and stormie gust and flaw, BOREAS and CAECIAS and ARGESTES loud And THRASCIAS rend the Woods and Seas upturn; With adverse blast up-turns them from the South NOTUS and AFER black with thundrous Clouds From SERRALIONA; thwart of these as fierce Forth rush the LEVANT and the PONENT VVindes EURUS and ZEPHIR with thir lateral noise, SIROCCO, and LIBECCHIO.
Costus afer is traditionally well known for its blood sugar-lowering effect and insulin-secretory activity.
SEV is the joint underwriter of the products of French savings association AFER and Aviva Vie, a fully-owned unit of Aviva.
The "online reading experience" of Pottermore will begin with users traveling through book 1, "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's (Sorcerer's) Stone," afer the site opens to the public in October.
The facility reportedly caught fire early Sunday causing the powerful blasts Emergency crews rushed the injured to crowded hospitals, where relatives had gathered to search for missing loved ones afer the explosion flattened roofs and sent black smoke into the sky and panicked residents into the streets.
Bethon, during his visit to Brussels, stressing that "Kurdistan Region is considered a symbol in the establishment of a democratic system in the (Middle East) Region." Barzani also confirmed that "the democratic process is a continuous progress in his Region, day afer day." SKH (PT)
HEBBURN Argyle are 21 points clear at the top of the Under-18/19 League afer overcoming third-placed Clara Vale 2-0.
The American Foundation for Equal Rights (AFER) has teamed up with the aforementioned Hollywood duo and their fresh project, Tie The Knot to help raise funds for the cause.
Ben Venson at the Eiffel Tower afer completing his 300- mile charity bike ride.
The suspect was caught in the act of selling pot after obtaining permission from the Public Prosecution and afer investigation and search was conducted all over his house which resulted in uncovering a large quantity hashish estimated to sell at BHD 36,000 (around USD 110,000).
CELTIC'S hopes of Europa League progression are over afer a 2-1 defeat at home to Ajax.