Definition of Lawine

1. lauwine [n -S] - See also: lauwine

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lawine

lawest
lawfare
lawful
lawful interception
lawful interceptions
lawfull
lawfully
lawfully-begotten
lawfulness
lawfulnesses
lawgiver
lawgivers
lawgiving
lawgivings
lawin
lawine (current term)
lawines
lawing
lawings
lawins
lawk
lawks
lawks a-mercy
lawl
lawland
lawlands
lawless
lawlessly
lawlessness
lawlessnesses

Literary usage of Lawine

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1. Our Life in the Swiss Highlands by John Addington Symonds, Margaret Symonds (1907)
"Streams are bridged over and converted into temporary lakes by the damming up of water. A species of the Schlag-lawine may be distinguished, ..."

2. The Eastern Alps Including the Bavarian Highlands, Tyrol, Salzburg, Upper by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1907)
"The Staub-lawine ('dust-avalanche') is formed of loose, fresh- fallen snow ; the, Grund-lawine, which occurs in spring, is more compact and consequently ..."

3. A Handbook for Travellers in Switzerland, and The Alps of Savoy and Piedmont by John Murray (Firm) (1867)
"Men or cattle overwhelmed by the staub-lawine can extricate themselves by their own ... In the case of the grund- lawine, the sufferers arc usually either ..."

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