spend winter season
- the coldest period of the season; within the northern hemisphere it stretches from cold temperatures solstice to your vernal equinox
- To pass the winter to hibernate regarding winter months in Florida
- To keep feed or control during the winter concerning winter youthful cattle on straw
- the growing season of the year in which the sunlight shines many obliquely upon any region; the coldest season of the season.
- the time scale of decay, later years, demise, or even the like.
- To pass the winter; to hibernate; because, to winter in Florida.
- to help keep, feed or manage, during the winter; as, to wintertime youthful cattle on straw.
Name Origin: American
Name Gender: Female
Old English cold temperatures (plural wintru), "the 4th and coldest period of the year, winter months," from Proto-Germanic *wintruz "winter" (cognates: Old Frisian, Dutch winter, Old Saxon, Old tall German wintar, German cold temperatures, Danish and Swedish vinter, Gothic wintrus, Old Norse vetr "winter"), probably actually "the wet season," from PIE *wend-, from root *wed- (1) "water, wet" (see liquid (n.1)). On another old estimate, cognate with Gaulish vindo-, Old Irish find "white." As an adjective in Old English. The Anglo-Saxons counted years in "winters," like in Old English
- "to pass through winter months (in certain spot)," belated 14c., from cold temperatures (letter.). Related: Wintered; wintering.
An old Germanic indication for the period of , found in clog almanacs.
(n.) The season of the season where sunlight shines most obliquely upon any area; the coldest season of the season.
- (letter.) The period of decay, later years, death, or the want.
- (v. i.) to pass through the winter; to hibernate; because, to winter in Florida.
- (v. i.) maintain, feed or control, during the cold winter; as, to winter young cattle on straw.
The strong changes of temperature with the seasons are indicated also by the distribution of summer maxima and winter minima; summer temperatures above 112 are known in the south-western deserts, and temperatures of 100 are sometimes carried far northward on the Great Plains by the hot winds nearly to the Canadian boundary; while in winter, temperatures of 40 occur along the mid-northern boundary and freezing winds sometimes sweep down to the border of the Gulf of Mexico.