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Synonyms for sundog

a bright spot on the parhelic circle

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Sundogs are caused by sunlight passing through flat, six-sided ice crystals high in the troposphere.
Sundogs are caused by the sun's reflection of ice crystals in the clouds.
It's called Sundog and we've got 100,000 packets to give away to schools across the UK.
With each of Maracle's novels, Sundogs and Ravensong, I was nonplussed to find myself unsure after reading the book of whether or not I had finished it.
A platinum award was given to the Credit Union for its communication program announcing a strategic partnership with the Arizona Sundogs hockey team.
ARIZONA SUNDOGS -- Claimed F Chad Costello off waivers.
Devils tried hard to sign van der Veeken two years ago, but the former Kalamazoo Wings, and Arizona Sundogs player stayed in North America.
Some of her acclaimed works include Ravensong, Sundogs, Bent Box, I Am Woman, Wills Garden, Daughters Are Forever and Bobbi Lee, her legendary first book.
And we might say, we can see that Water in so many beautiful different forms: in icicles and snowflakes and moon-dogs and sundogs and rainbows and clouds and glaciers and oceans and waterfalls.
The teams and their modus operandi are: the California Quakes, ``the fun team''; the New York Enforcers, ``the Evil Empire,'' who currently lead the league in wins; the Florida Sundogs, ``the golden boys and girls of the WSL''; the Nevada Hot Dice, ``daring stunts and deadly tricks''; and the Texas Rustlers, the new kids on the block.
ARIZONA SUNDOGS -- Signed F Alex Tuckerman to a 5-game contract.
Devils tried hard to sign vander Veeken two years ago, but the former Kalamazoo Wings and Arizona a Sundogs player stayed in North America.
May I suggest that my fireplace supplies the answer to your question, "Why are sundogs called by that name?
The Ray Miron President's Cup playoffs ended with a 6-3 victory by the Arizona Sundogs over the Colorado Eagles, and drew a record online audience for CHL broadcasts.
He played college hockey at Boston University but spent the last three winters in the warmth of the Southwest, skating mainly for the San Antonio Rampage of the AHL with a half-season mixed in with the Arizona Sundogs of the Central League.