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billow

1. a large sea wave
2. a large atmospheric wave, usually in the lee of a hill
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One day, when a fearful storm raged far and wide, and the Spirits saw great billows rolling like heavy clouds above their heads, and heard the wild winds sounding far away, down through the foaming waves a little child came floating to their home; its eyes were closed as if in sleep, the long hair fell like sea-weed round its pale, cold face, and the little hands still clasped the shells they had been gathering on the beach, when the great waves swept it into the troubled sea.
Born of earth, yet suckled by the sea; though hill and valley mothered me, ye billows are my foster-brothers!
The blaze caused smoke to billow from the roof at the Manhattan building which contains President Donald Trump's home and business offices.
The city's Fire Department said the blaze broke out at around 7am (noon GMT) yesterday, which saw smoke billow from the roof of the building containing US president Donald Trump's business offices.
A FIRE destroyed a timber building at the site of an ex-servicemen's club in Birmingham, causing smoke to billow across the M6.
Yet, scholarship on Billow has been overwhelmingly underwhelming.
But the ill luck that dogged the life of Hans von Billow (1830-94) has continued after his death.
I Dreamed I Was A Cloud" is the optimistic story of Billow the cloud, a drifting island of kindly philosophy who encourages all the sad or disappointed people he observes to think of a better way to fill their lives.
Smoke continued to billow from the engine compartment for an additional five minutes, followed by fire, which ultimately consumed the airplane.
STOCKHOLM -- Red drapes billow from the ceiling, tea lights flicker in front of an altar and chants play softly, an unusual setting in Sweden's highest security prison and the men meditating are hardened convicts.
The umbrellaed tables in the cafe-lounge are separated from the dining room by sheer curtains which billow like giant sails on a calm sea.
Her three-part poem "A'she" is dedicated to African American sculptor Barbara Gault, two of whose works are entitled Theit and Billow.