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.
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- n. the compass point that is one point east of due south
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The kill we spoke about before runs past here, and the course is mostly north by west and south by east.