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wuthering

(ˈwʌðərɪŋ)
adj
1. (Physical Geography) (of a wind) blowing strongly with a roaring sound
2. (Physical Geography) (of a place) characterized by such a sound
[variant of whitherin, from whither blow, from Old Norse hvithra; related to hvitha squall of wind, Old English hweothu wind]
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It includes kitchen and parlour, generally; but I believe at Wuthering Heights the kitchen is forced to retreat altogether into another quarter: at least I distinguished a chatter of tongues, and a clatter of culinary utensils, deep within; and I observed no signs of roasting, boiling, or baking, about the huge fireplace; nor any glitter of copper saucepans and tin cullenders on the walls.
'Wuthering' being a significant provincial adjective, descriptive of the atmospheric tumult to which its station is exposed in stormy weather.
It was pouring down in torrents and the wind was "wuthering" round the corners and in the chimneys of the huge old house.
She did not cry, but she lay and hated the sound of the heavily beating rain, she hated the wind and its "wuthering." She could not go to sleep again.
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