northwester northwester


  • (n) a wind from the northwest


  1. Bucking a biting northwester and 17 male experts, including the Eastern and New York State Champions, she finished in a tie for first place in the Class B event.
  2. On one calamitous day early in 1953, a howling northwester teamed with a wild spring tide.
  3. The start off Newport came in a spanking northwester, and a too-daring majority of crews broke out their spinnakers.


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