To surge to go up and move in waves or surges to undulate
- outstanding wave or rise for the sea or any other water caused typically by violent wind
- move with great difficulty
- increase and move, like in waves or billows
- rise just as if in waves
- become inflated
- a sizable water trend
- an excellent trend or rise of the sea or other liquid, caused often by violent wind.
- A great trend or flooding of everything.
- To surge; to rise and roll in waves or surges; to undulate.
1550s, perhaps older in dialectal usage, from Old Norse bylgja "a revolution, a billow," from Proto-Germanic *bulgjan (cognates: Middle High German bulge "billow, bag"), from PIE *bhelgh- "to swell" (see stomach (n.)).
- 1590s, from billow (letter.). Associated: Billowed; billowing.
(letter.) A great trend or surge of water or any other liquid, caused often by violent wind.
- (letter.) Outstanding revolution or flood of such a thing.
- (v. i.) To surge; to increase and roll in waves or surges; to undulate.
On the 6th of June 1905 Count Billow was raised to the rank of prince (Fiirst), on the occasion of the marriage of the crown prince.