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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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Suddenly, upon a great blue billow that came rolling in, she saw the Water-Spirits smiling on her; and high aloft, in their white gleaming arms, her child stretched forth his hands to welcome her; while the little voice she so longed to hear again cried gayly,--
There was also a postscript to the effect that though THE BILLOW carried no free-list, it took great pleasure in sending him a complimentary subscription for the ensuing year.
Smoke billows from the warehouse on New Chester Road
Black smoke billows from the Lookers site in Thornaby, right
CHOKING Thick black smoke billows up from site of Bologna crash
The singer, 44, said: "I went on the balcony and there were billows and billows of smoke.
Thick billows of smoke engulfed a truck along the North Luzon Expressway (NLEX) on Tuesday.
Flames leap from the building while a cloud of choking smoke billows out
Smoke billows above houses in Ward End Picture: Waqas Hussain
Smoke billows from the pub |where woman was found dead
Smokes billows into the air in a fire at Shiney Row College, <Bnear Houghton-le-Spring