lambing storm

lambing storm

[′lam·iŋ ‚stȯrm]
(meteorology)
A slight fall of snow in the spring in England. Also known as lamb-blasts; lamb-showers; lamb-storm.
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Up to their wellies in muck for most of the winter, they then find themselves up to their oxters in snow when the spring lambing storms come roaring in.
The spring lambing storms are as nothing to the "family storms" that can arise at Christmas.