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- n. Abbreviation of west by north.
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- n. the compass point that is one point north of due west
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AT 6 P.M. passed between two Islands, lying WbN and EbS, per compass, which we supposed to be Egmont and Edgecomb islands, as seen by captain Carteret in the Swallow.