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Synonyms for sou'wester

a strong wind from the southwest

waterproof hat with wide slanting brim longer in back than in front

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The Sou'wester Centennial, 24th edition, December 1989.
Susan Cohen is the author of Throat Singing and recent poems in or forthcoming from Hunger Mountain, Poet Lore, Salamander, Sou'wester, Tar River Poetry, and the Bloomsbury Anthology of Contemporary Jewish American Writers.
Now, as campaigners step up a bid to have criminals with a serious record barred from working in the licensed trade, he can be found behind the bar of the Sou'wester Tavern, close to Glasgow city centre. has more than thirty short-story / flash publications in literary journals, including AGNI, Sou'Wester, Word Riot, and Chautauqua.
Royer-Dupre ducked the Eclipse to bring her here against other fillies and is pondering dusting down his panama (or sou'wester) and hopping back over the Channel for the Nassau Stakes.
Sou'Wester Golf Tournament: Neal Kaska and Dustin Dobson shot a 65 to win the low gross title at the Sou'Wester Golf Tournament at Ocean Dunes Golf Links in Florence last weekend.
"And recently, I set out in a sou'wester storm in the pouring rain for an outdoor performance!"
RAIN swept in from the grey sea and those along the prom's Pac-a-mac and sou'wester parade found that the wide-smiling architects of North Wales had designed caf doorways to be narrower than the span of the average English umbrella.
She has published poetry in such notable anthologies as Bum Rush the Page, Breaking Ground, and The Ringing Ear, and in journals that include the Sou'wester. Williams has also served as a distinguished panelist at the Gwendolyn Brooks Writer's Conference on Black Literature and Creative Writing, and she has received a fellowship to the Fine Arts Works Center.
The comic adopts the burnt cork of a rural accent or sou'wester and finds humour in the lack of worldliness of the rural rube.
WINCANTO N: 2.20 Abstract Art, 2.50 Sou'wester, 3.30 Ironside, 4.00 Tamadot, 4.35 Massini Sunset, 5.05 Heavenly Pleasure.
The elderly crowd at Silveri's cafe, recently quite inquisitive, skeptical and obstinate, has yet to reach an agreement as to which wind was blowing that day, a nor'wester or sou'wester, a question of primary importance, with obvious influence on the speed of the runner, because if we are dealing with a nor'wester, Elies has the wind in his favor, but, if not, he has the wind in his face.
The roof, designed by Sealine, which has been trading in Kidderminster for more than 30 years, lets keen navigators switch from top-down lounging in the sun to huddling under cover in a matter of seconds if a dif ficult sou'wester blows up.
If you time it right, a winter sou'wester will hit while you're there--shaking the Sitka spruce and kicking up whitecaps on Siletz Bay.