Meaning of “sou'wester” in the English Dictionary

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"sou'wester" in British English

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sou'westernoun [ C ]

uk /ˌsaʊˈwes.tər/ us /ˌsaʊˈwes.tɚ/

a waterproof hat with a wide piece at the back to protect the neck, worn especially by sailors

a southwester : a strong wind coming from the southwest

(Definition of “sou'wester” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)