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English definition of “sou'wester”

sou'wester

noun [C]     /ˌsaʊˈwes.tər/ US  /-tɚ/
a waterproof hat with a wide piece at the back to protect the neck , worn especially by sailors Things worn to cover the head, face or neck a southwester: a strong wind coming from the southwest Wind and windsStormy weather
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