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addaword.gifdefinition of blow a hooley

phrase
(also blow a hoolie)
if it's blowing a hooley, there is a storm with very strong winds
Blowing a hooley here already, hope the roof stays on!
Submitted from United Kingdom on 30/01/2013 11:04:00
Definition of blow a hooley from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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