snow out

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Verb[edit]

snow out

  1. Used other than as an idiom. To snow outside.
  2. (idiomatic) To cover with snow
    • (Can we date this quote?) Charles Dickens, The Holly-Tree Inn
      The drift was becoming prodigiously deep; landmarks were getting snowed out; the road and the fields were all one:
  3. (usually in passive) To prevent people entering somewhere, because of snow.
    • 2003, David Davis, Of Preachers and Pagans
      It snowed during the second week of February, snowed Thursday and Friday, snowed out the Friday night basketball game with Bethel Christian Academy, snowed until Saturday morning, then turned extremely cold

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