noun, plural pe·lo·rus·es. Navigation.
Origin of pelorus
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What the real psychic meaning of "Pelorus Jack" may have been was not recorded by the press.The Wanderings of a Spiritualist|Arthur Conan Doyle
"That's the Pelorus," he told Terry as the yacht passed within a mile, on the way to her former anchorage.
After a long time the Pelorus got alongside and men quickly fastened the huge buoy to the ship.
"The Pelorus will send a boat as soon as we've anchored," he told them.
But while they doubted, there blew a north wind from Pelorus, wherewith they sailed onwards, and Achæmenides with them.Stories from Virgil|Alfred J. Church