south by east

noun Navigation, Surveying.
a point on the compass 11°15′ east of south. Abbreviation: SbE Unabridged
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south by east
1.  one point on the compass east of south; 168° 45′ clockwise from north
adj, —adv
2.  in, from, or towards this direction

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The ship had been running south by east under single-reefed topsails.
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