Definition of boreas:
- "McGuffey's Fifth Eclectic Reader", William Holmes McGuffey.
- "Children of the Tenements", Jacob A. Riis.
I was one day going up the street of Ryde with Harry, when we saw a crowd of women and children and a few men and boys standing round the model of a full- rigged ship, and we heard a loud voice singing out- " Cease, rude Boreas, stormy railer; List, ye landsmen all, to me; Messmates, hear a brother sailor Sing the dangers of the sea."- "The Loss of the Royal George", W.H.G. Kingston.