a : a fall of rain of short duration
b : a similar fall of sleet, hail, or snow
: something resembling a rain shower <a shower of statistics>; especially : a fall of meteors which belong to a single group and whose trails appear to originate at the same point in space
Origin : Middle English shour, from Old English scūr; akin to Old High German scūr shower, storm, Latin caurus northwest wind. First Known Use: before 12th century
So here is an example of a word that is now working it's way back into the German language. I listen to German radio weekly, and this word is being used in the weather forecast. I believe it is like lite, and other words the Germans have adoupted from the British & American occupation.
Use this forum to suggest Good Words for Professor Beard.
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