come up a storm

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come up a storm

To begin to storm. I didn't expect it to come up a storm today, so I had to run around and gather up all the toys and furniture in the yard.
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come up a storm

Rur. to become stormy. It came up a storm as I was on my way home, and I got soaked to the skin.
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Is the knowledge of local circumstances, as applied to taxation, a minute topographical acquaintance with all the mountains, rivers, streams, highways, and bypaths in each State; or is it a general acquaintance with its situation and resources, with the state of its agriculture, commerce, manufactures, with the nature of its products and consumptions, with the different degrees and kinds of its wealth, property, and industry?
And indeed, as to the latter, by which must be understood duties and excises on articles of consumption, one is at a loss to conceive what can be the nature of the difficulties apprehended.
crudities, oppilations, vertigo, winds, consumptions, and