Squall is a sudden and violent wind or a storm that brings rain and wind with it.(noun)
A rainy, windy storm is an example of a squall.
See squall in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: < Scand, as in Swed sqval, a sudden shower, downpour: for prob. base see squall
intransitive verb, transitive verb
Origin: < ON skvala, to cry out, yell: see squeal
See squall in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Probably of Scandinavian origin
Origin: ; akin to Old Norse skvala, to squeal.
Origin: Probably of Scandinavian origin.
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