blow great guns

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blow great guns

Of the wind, to blow very strongly or violently. Boy, it is really blowing great guns today—I can barely keep my hat on my head!
See also: blow, great, gun

blow great guns

be very windy. informal
See also: blow, great, gun
References in classic literature ?
Above our heads the explosive booming gusts of wind passed continuously, justifying the sailor's saying "It blows great guns." And just from that need of human companionship, being very close to the man, I said, or rather shouted: