nor'-west


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Noun1.nor'-west - the compass point midway between north and west; at 315 degrees
compass point, point - any of 32 horizontal directions indicated on the card of a compass; "he checked the point on his compass"
Adv.1.nor'-west - to, toward, or in the northwest
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The inky ragged wrack, flying before a nor'-west wind, makes you dizzy with its headlong speed that depicts the rush of the invisible air.
Bruce looks at it too, and sees the writing as plainly as can be, in these words: 'Steer to the nor'-west.
The prairie farm press, including The Nor'-West Farmer (est.