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addaword.gifdefinition of snow angel

noun
a pattern made in snow which is created by someone lying down with his or her arms open and sweeping the arms and legs in a semi-circle. This movement creates a shape of an angel when the person stands up.
I was amazed and happy to see that his delight in the winter weather had led him to make a Snow Angel. I'd never seen him do this before!
Submitted from United Kingdom on 13/01/2010 11:21:00
Definition of snow angel from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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