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snow

 (snō)
n.
1. Frozen precipitation consisting of hexagonally symmetrical ice crystals that form soft, white flakes.
2. A falling of snow; a snowstorm.
3. Something resembling snow, as:
a. The white specks on a television screen resulting from weak reception.
b. Slang Cocaine.
c. Slang Heroin.
v. snowed, snow·ing, snows
v.intr.
To fall as or in snow.
v.tr.
1. To cover, shut off, or close off with snow: We were snowed in.
2. Slang To overwhelm with insincere talk, especially with flattery.
Phrasal Verb:
snow under
1. To overwhelm: I was snowed under with work.
2. To defeat by a very large margin.

[Middle English, from Old English snāw; see sneigwh- in Indo-European roots.]
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snowed

(snəʊd)
adj
(Recreational Drugs) slang under the influence of narcotic drugs
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We carried a good deal of food in case we should be snowed up, as the season was rather late for passing the Portillo.
It rained in Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Abbottabad, Mansehra, Muzaffarabad and Rawalakot and snowed in Murree, Gilgit, Thandiani, Naran, Kaghan, Swat, Kalam and Malam Jabba.
It's expensive to manufacture too, so ski resorts often only keep a few runs 'fake snowed' when the real stuff doesn't fall, making them overcrowded and increasing the risk of accidents.