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wester

1

[ wes-ter ]

noun

  1. a wind or storm coming from the west.


wester

2

[ wes-ter ]

verb (used without object)

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

wester

/ ˈwɛstə /

verb

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


noun

  1. a strong wind or storm from the west
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Word History and Origins

Origin of wester1

First recorded in 1920–25; west + -er 1

Origin of wester2

Middle English word dating back to 1325–75; west, -er 6
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Example Sentences

"There's Burley," said Blackie, clad in a long oilskin and a sou'wester as he checked off the home-coming adventurers.

The upper windows of the pavilion commanded a considerable spread of links in the direction of Graden-Wester.

"It may come to be a bit sloppy when this sou'wester gets its gait on," he suggested to the skipper.

The tug dropped them off the Tail of the Horseshoe; a smashing sou'wester was serving them.

Then tying on his sou'-wester again he made his way out and gave a mug to each of the others.

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