Definition of Samiel

1. Noun. A violent hot sand-laden wind on the deserts of Arabia and North Africa.

Exact synonyms: Simoom, Simoon
Generic synonyms: Air Current, Current Of Air, Wind



Definition of Samiel

1. n. A hot and destructive wind that sometimes blows, in Turkey, from the desert. It is identical with the simoom of Arabia and the kamsin of Syria.

Definition of Samiel

1. Noun. A hot desert wind, simoom. ¹

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Definition of Samiel

1. the simoom [n -S] - See also: simoom

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Samiel

samely
samen
sameness
samenesses
sames
samey
sameyness
samfie
samfies
samfoo
samfoos
samfowlerite
samfu
samfus
samian
samiel (current term)
samiels
samier
samiest
samisen
samisens
samite
samites
samiti
samitis
samizdat
samizdats
samlet
samlets
samlor

Literary usage of Samiel

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1. Southey's Common-place Book by Robert Southey (1876)
"THE samiel prevails only on the confines of the great desert, ... The effects of the samiel are instant suffocation to every living creature that happens to ..."

2. The reader's handbook of allusions, references, plots and stories by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1882)
"... be at the disposal of samiel. (Sec SAMAEL.)—Weber, Der Freischütz (libretto by Kind, 1822). samiel "Wind (The), the simoom. Burning iuid headlong ы the ..."

3. The Great Cities of the Middle Ages; Or, The Landmarks of European by Theodore Alois Buckley (1853)
"This heat is in a great measure caused by the hot wind called the " samiel," which drives the inhabitants into the cellars, where they remain during the ..."

4. Encyclopædia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature by Thomas Gamaliel Bradford (1835)
"The invention of five letters of the Greek alphabet, ,i, £, 1,4, a. is attributed to him. SIMOOM, or samiel (that is,poison); ..."

5. Encyclopaedia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature by Francis Lieber, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford (1832)
"SIMOOM, or samiel (that is, poison); a noxious, hot wind, wh,ch blows at the period of the equinoxes, on the borders of Arabia, in the neighborhood of Mecca ..."

6. Southey's Common-place Book by Robert Southey (1876)
"THE samiel prevails only on the confines of the great desert, ... The effects of the samiel are instant suffocation to every living creature that happens to ..."

7. The reader's handbook of allusions, references, plots and stories by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1882)
"... be at the disposal of samiel. (Sec SAMAEL.)—Weber, Der Freischütz (libretto by Kind, 1822). samiel "Wind (The), the simoom. Burning iuid headlong ы the ..."

8. The Great Cities of the Middle Ages; Or, The Landmarks of European by Theodore Alois Buckley (1853)
"This heat is in a great measure caused by the hot wind called the " samiel," which drives the inhabitants into the cellars, where they remain during the ..."

9. Encyclopædia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature by Thomas Gamaliel Bradford (1835)
"The invention of five letters of the Greek alphabet, ,i, £, 1,4, a. is attributed to him. SIMOOM, or samiel (that is,poison); ..."

10. Encyclopaedia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature by Francis Lieber, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford (1832)
"SIMOOM, or samiel (that is, poison); a noxious, hot wind, wh,ch blows at the period of the equinoxes, on the borders of Arabia, in the neighborhood of Mecca ..."

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