from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A storm or gale blowing from the southwest.
- n. A waterproof hat of material such as plastic, oilskin, or canvas, with a broad brim behind to protect the neck.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A strong wind blowing from the southwest.
- n. A waterproof hat, often of oilskin, designed to repel wind and rain.
- n. A long raincoat, often worn at sea.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A storm, gale, or strong wind from the southwest.
- n. A hat made of painted canvas, oiled cloth, or the like, with a flap at the back, -- worn in stormy weather.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A southwest wind, gale, or storm.
- n. A hat of water-proof material, of which the brim is made very broad behind, so as to protect the neck from rain: usually sou'wester.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a strong wind from the southwest
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