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winter-proud (comparative more winter-proud, superlative most winter-proud)

  1. Having too rank or forward a growth for winter.
    • 1847, some farmer, The Farmer's Magazine
      by some it [the wheat in the Weald]is considered to be too strong and forward, and therefore in danger of becoming winter proud

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for “winter-proud” in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)