I've summered and wintered you, and you've summered and wintered me.
Where they stopped they wintered, building cabins and starting "towns."
It may be grown outside in summer, and wintered in a heated greenhouse or frame.
They are perfectly hardy, and can be wintered without any protection.
It may be grown out of doors in a sunny position in summer, and wintered on a shelf in a greenhouse.
And the umiak and its crew of women stayed there, and wintered in that place.
The ousel built and sang by the falls near which it had wintered.
They crossed the mighty spine, and wintered among the Indians.
He had wintered at the southern extremity of Hudson's Bay surrounded by a mutinous crew.
If they should be wintered in the cold, the difference might not be one pound.
Old English, "fourth season of the year," from Proto-Germanic *wentruz (cf. Old Frisian, Dutch winter, Old Saxon, Old High German wintar, German winter, Danish and Swedish vinter, Gothic wintrus, Old Norse vetr "winter"), possibly from PIE *wed-/*wod-/*ud- "wet" (see water), or from *wind- "white" (cf. Celtic vindo- "white").
The Anglo-Saxons counted years in "winters," cf. Old English ænetre "one-year-old." Old Norse Vetrardag, first day of winter, was the Saturday that fell between Oct. 10 and 16.
"to pass the winter (in some place)," late 14c., from winter (n.). Related: Wintered; wintering.