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wester

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[ wes-ter ]
/ ˈwɛs tər /
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noun

a wind or storm coming from the west.

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Origin of wester

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First recorded in 1920–25; west + -er1

Definition for wester (2 of 2)

wester2
[ wes-ter ]
/ ˈwɛs tər /

verb (used without object)

(of heavenly bodies) to move or tend westward.
to shift or veer toward the west.

Origin of wester

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Middle English word dating back to 1325–75; see origin at west, -er6
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British Dictionary definitions for wester

wester
/ (ˈwɛstə) /

verb

(intr) (of the sun, moon, or a star) to move or appear to move towards the west

noun

a strong wind or storm from the west
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