Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The direction or point on the mariner's compass halfway between due south and south-southeast, or 168°45ʹ east of due north.
  • adv. Toward or from south by east.

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  • n. The compass point halfway between south and south-southeast, specifically 168.75°, abbreviated as SbE.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the compass point that is one point east of due south

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Examples

  • (1 Samuel 17: 4,23) It probably stood upon the conspicuous hill now called Tell-es-Safieh, upon the side of the plain of Philistia, at the foot of the mountains of Judah; 10 miles east of Ashdod, and about the same distance south by east of Ekron.

    Smith's Bible Dictionary

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