Not unfrequently a hundred may be seen quietly riding out a north-easter at snug moorings.
It was a north-easter, laden with dust, and a sense of frozen Siberian steppes.
Captain Moore followed them to the door, and shivered as he inhaled the north-easter.
It was a cold and inclement spring, a blast of Kingsley's much belauded "north-easter," to which he succumbed.
The north-easter, that blew out freshly from the Seacombe valley, chilled us to the bone.
A north-easter sprang up, and Glover's men could do nothing with the sloops and sail-boats.
When the winter frost has gone, when the spring north-easter is still, when the summer sun is high, it is indeed a sleepy land.
The bitter 'north-easter' loses much of its sting before it reaches the plants in this garden.
The weather-wise predicted a north-easter, and I went to bed with the old sea "moaning all round about the island."
The vessel was rolling heavily, for the sea was running high under the north-easter, and dinner would be no easy matter.