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Variant of southwester.
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(Clothing & Fashion) a waterproof hat having a very broad rim behind, worn esp by seamen
[C19: a contraction of southwester]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. a waterproof hat, often of oilskin, having the brim very broad behind and slanted, worn esp. by seamen.
2. an oilskin slicker, fastening with buckles, worn esp. by seamen in rough weather.
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|Noun||1.||sou'wester - a strong wind from the southwest|
|2.||sou'wester - waterproof hat with wide slanting brim longer in back than in front|
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sou'wester[saʊˈwestəʳ] N → sueste m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
sou'wester[ˌsaʊˈwɛstər] n → suroît m
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