billow


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a large sea wave

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rise up as if in waves

move with great difficulty

rise and move, as in waves or billows

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become inflated

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References in classic literature ?
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.
The Haunted Woods was full of the groans of mighty trees wrung in the tempest, and the air throbbed with the thunderous crash of billows on the distant shore.
The sand lay in billows, and was in places very uneven, so that the boat rocked dangerously from side to side; but it never quite tipped over, and the speed was so great that the shaggy man himself became frightened and began to wonder how he could make the ship go slower.
The billows rolled dreadfully high: higher even than the tops of houses.
A FIRE destroyed a timber building at the site of an ex-servicemen's club in Birmingham, causing smoke to billow across the M6.
13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Billow Global introduces the Billow, the first premium breast support pillow for millions of women who have discomfort resulting from breast surgery.
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.
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.
PRM sheet processes similar to ABS with a melt strength suitable for drape, vacuum, pressure, plug-assist, compression, billow, and snap-back thermoforming, according to Motter.
The blaze at Hartlepool Power Station caused smoke to billow from the plant, but Cleveland Police said it was drifting away from homes.
A TYRES fire caused large plumes of smoke to billow across parts of Bootle.