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souther

[ sou-ther ]
/ ˈsaʊ ðər /
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noun
a wind or storm from the south.
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Origin of souther

First recorded in 1860–65; south + -er1
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How to use souther in a sentence

  • At last she saw George Souther returning alone by the river-path.

  • A northeaster in one place may be an easter, a norther, or a souther in some other locality.

    Locusts and Wild Honey|John Burroughs

British Dictionary definitions for souther

souther
/ (ˈsaʊðə) /

noun
a strong wind or storm from the south
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