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First published 1960 (SND Vol. V).
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HUTHER, n., v.

I. n. Light intermittent rain, a wetting mist (n.Sc. 1808 Jam.).

II. v. Of rain: to fall intermittently (Ib.).

[Phs. an extended meaning of Hudder, from the notion of irregularity. Cf. Eng. “ragged shower”.]

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