a cold north or northeast wind blowing down from the Swiss Alps
Origin of biseMiddle English ; from Old French ; from Frankish an unverified form bisa or Old High German bisa ; from Germanic base an unverified form bis-, to storm about vigorously
A cold north wind of the Swiss Alps and nearby regions of France and Italy.
Origin of biseMiddle English, from Old French, of Germanic origin.
- Alternative form of bice (blue pigment)
- A cold, dry, northerly wind in France, Switzerland, etc.