Bise



noun
a cold dry northerly wind in Switzerland and the neighbouring parts of France and Italy, usually in the spring
Historical Examples

A Residence in France J. Fenimore Cooper
The Spell of Switzerland Nathan Haskell Dole
A Spring Walk in Provence Archibald Marshall
Four Years in France Henry Digby Beste
The Car That Went Abroad Albert Bigelow Paine
Social Life in the Insect World J. H. Fabre

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