south by west
noun Navigation, Surveying.
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Historical Examples of south by west
At two o'clock in the morning, the wind veered round to south-by-west, and moderated, but a heavy sea was still running.
We made our easting, worked down through the doldrums, and caught a fresh breeze out of south-by-west.The Cruise of the Snark
It was dark by now, with stars in the sky and a breath of wind from the south and south-by-west.The Harbor Master
Theodore Goodridge Roberts