gowk storm

gowk storm

[′gəu̇k ‚stȯrm]
(meteorology)
In England, a storm or gale occurring at about the end of April or the beginning of May.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
Jane Austen's remarkably erotic Pride and Prejudice and our own Scottish Jane Austen, Nancy Brysson Morrison, and her remarkable book The Gowk Storm.