north by east
noun Navigation, Surveying.
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At daylight, Point Drummond was seven miles distant to the north-by-east.
The wind was variable between east and north-by-east during the night.
The current, I see, is still north-east, or from that to north-by-east.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 20 (of 25)
Robert Louis Stevenson
At this anchorage, the flood tide came from the north-by-east, and the ebb set east, half a mile per hour.A Voyage to Terra Australis Volume 2