Boreas

The north wind. According to mythology, he was the son of Astræus, a Titan, and Eos, the morning, and lived in a cave of Mount Hæmus, in Thrace. (Greek, boros, voracious; Boreas, the north wind; Russian, boria, storm.)

“Cease, rude Boreas! blustering railer.”

Geo. Alex. Stevens.
“Omnia pontus haurit saxa vorax,” Lucan.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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