winter englannista suomeksi
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Traditionally the fourth of the four seasons, typically regarded as being from December 23 to March 20 in continental regions of the Northern Hemisphere or the months of June, July and August in the Southern Hemisphere. It is the time when the sun is lowest in the sky, resulting in short days, and the time of year with the lowest atmospheric temperatures for the region.
(quote-book)| title=Lanfranc's "Science of cirurgie."| url=http://books.google.com/books?id=6XktAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA63| chapter=Wounds complicated by the Dislocation of a Bone| isbn=1163911380| publisher=K. Paul, Trench, Trübner & Co| location=London| editor=Robert von Fleischhacker| page=63| passage=Ne take noon hede to brynge togidere þe parties of þe boon þat is to-broken or dislocate, til viij. daies ben goon in þe wyntir, & v. in þe somer; for þanne it schal make quytture, and be sikir from swellynge; & þanne brynge togidere þe brynkis eiþer þe disiuncture after þe techynge þat schal be seid in þe chapitle of algebra.
(RQ:Browne Pseudodoxia Epidemica)
1785, (w), “Tirocinium: or, A Review of Schools." in ''The Poems of William Cowper'', Vol. II., The Press of C. Whittingham (1822), page 174:
- There shall he learn, ere sixteen winters old, / That ...
1897, (w), ''(w)'', Vol. I, Longmans, Green and Co. (1914), page 2:
The period of decay, old age, death, or the like.
(quote-book)|passage=Life's autumn past, I stand on winter's verge.
Someone with dark skin, eyes and hair, seen as best suited to certain colors of clothing.
To spend the winter (in a particular place).