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east by south

noun, Navigation, Surveying
a point on the compass 11°15prime; south of east.
Abbreviation: EbS. Unabridged
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  • The wind at that hour was coming from the east by south and was about seven knots in strength.
British Dictionary definitions for east by south

east by south

one point on the compass south of east, 101° 15′ clockwise from north
adjective, adverb
in, from, or towards this direction
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