(Win"ter-ground`) v. t. To coved over in the season of winter, as for protection or shelter; as,
to winter- ground the roods of a plant.
The ruddock would . . . bring thee all this,Shak.
Yea, and furred moss besides, when flowers are none
ground thy corse.
(Win"ter*kill`) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Winterkilled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Winterkilling.] To kill by the
cold, or exposure to the inclemency of winter; as, the wheat was winterkilled. [U. S.]
(Win"ter*ly), a. Like winter; wintry; cold; hence, disagreeable, cheerless; as, winterly news. [R.]
The sir growing more winterly in the month of April.Camden.
(Win"ter-proud`) a. Having too rank or forward a growth for winter.
When either corn is winter-proud, or other plants put forth and bud too early.Holland.
(Win"ter-rig`) v. t. [See Winter and Ridge.] To fallow or till in winter. [Prov. Eng.]
(Win"ter's bark`) (Bot.) The aromatic bark of tree (Drimys, or Drymis, Winteri) of the Magnolia
family, which is found in Southern Chili. It was first used as a cure for scurvy by its discoverer, Captain
John Winter, vice admiral to sir Francis Drake, in 1577.
(Win"ter*tide`) n. Winter time. Tennyson.
(Win"ter*weed`) n. (Bot.) A kind of speedwell (Veronica hederifolia) which spreads chiefly
in winter. Dr. Prior.
(Win"ter*y) a. Wintry.
(Win"try) a. [AS. wintrig.] Suitable to winter; resembling winter, or what belongs to winter; brumal; hyemal; cold; stormy; wintery.
Touch our chilled hearts with vernal smile,Keble.
Our wintry course do thou beguile.
(Win"y) a. Having the taste or qualities of wine; vinous; as, grapes of a winy taste. Dampier.
(Winze) n. (Mining.) A small shaft sunk from one level to another, as for the purpose of ventilation.
(Wipe) n. [Cf. Sw. vipa, Dan. vibe, the lapwing.] (Zoöl.) The lapwing. [Prov. Eng.]